February 23, 2018 – 6:30 pm
Curator's Perspective: The Reach of Rome—Then and Now
presented by Dr. Sam Moorhead, finds adviser for Iron Age and Roman coins, The British Museum
Frist Art Museum Auditorium
Free; first come, first seated
The art, culture, and politics of the Roman Empire have made a lasting impact around the world. In this lecture, Dr. Sam Moorhead, a curator of Rome: City and Empire, examines Rome’s influence through the lens of the exhibition, highlighting key works and discussing their artistic value and historical significance. Whether you have a long-standing interest in antiquities or are encountering ancient Rome for the first time, join us to learn more about this fascinating and important civilization.