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Domestication of the wild grapevine was a fundamental step in the history of agriculture and civilization. A product of nature and, above all, of mankind, wine is the protagonist of incredible stories dating back to the...
Domestication of the wild grapevine was a fundamental step in the history of agriculture and civilization. A product of nature and, above all, of mankind, wine is the protagonist of incredible stories dating back to the...
“Time Stands Still” analyzes the perception of time through a vivid exploration highlighting the Legion of Honor’s timeless beauty. Featuring a vibrant electronica remix of John Dowland’s 17th-century classic, this video...
Spanning from the Renaissance to the 20th century, Spring 2021 continues the close comparison of mood and affect as portrayed by painters and contemporaneous musicians. The majestic Spreckels organ unleashes its full power...
Full details and list of speakers to come.Please note that this event will begin at 10:00 am (PDT) with three speakers and a lunch break.
Presented by Dr. Steven Tuck, Professor, History and Classics, Miami UniversityThe question of whether anyone survived the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 and made it out of Pompeii has been long debated. It can now be...
Presented by Dr. Hilary Becker, Assistant Professor, Classics and Near Eastern Studies, Binghamton UniversityHave you considered how a Roman artist went about decorating a wall? While the painted walls of Pompeian houses are...
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco respectfully acknowledge the Ramaytush Ohlone, the original inhabitants of what is now the San Francisco Peninsula, and we further acknowledge that the greater Bay Area is the ancestral...
Join us for the premiere of a poetic and intimate exploration of Wangechi Mutu’s latest exhibition, I Am Speaking, Are you Listening?. Take a journey of material and sociopolitical transformation through Wangechi...

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