Curator's tour: Casting new light on Classical sculpture

Curator's tour: Casting new light on Classical sculpture

Curator's tour: Casting new light on Classical sculpture
Friday 25 September 2020, 11.00am to 12.00pm BST
Past event
Past event
Friday 25 September 2020, 11.00am to 12.00pm BST
  • A statue at the Museum of Classical Archaeology
  • Statues at the Museum of Classical Archaeology
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Art and culture, Humanities, Museums and collections, Virtual tours

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is home to more than 450 casts of ancient Greek and Roman sculpture. But why do we have a collection of copies or 'fakes'? Join us for a virtual guided tour of the casts and their history, ancient and modern. 

Watch a recording of the tour on YouTube

Speakers

Dr Susanne Turner

Darwin 2004
Dr Susanne Turner

As Curator of the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Dr Turner is responsible for its collection of nineteenth century plaster casts and its original objects. She has a research background in classical sculpture and its reception. 

Booking information

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Contact

Events Team
Email: 
festival@alumni.cam.ac.uk
Tel: 
+44 (0)1223 332288