Art of the Hellenistic Kingdoms: From Pergamon to Rome

The Met will be hosting a 2 day Symposium, Art of the Hellenistic Kingdoms: From Pergamon to Rome on May 4 and 5, 2016 in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. Hear new scholarship that expands our understanding of the significance of Hellenistic art.


Please note this program is free with Museum admission and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no need to RSVP to this event.   

Morning Session, May 4th, 10:30am to 12:15pm

Pergamene Studies


Director's Welcome
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO, The Met

Introductory Remarks
Carlos A. Picón, Curator in Charge, Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Met
Dorothee Dzwonnek, Secretary General, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Monumental - Impressive - Unique: Hellenistic Art and Architecture in the Restored Pergamon Museum
Andreas Scholl, Director, Collection of Classical Antiquities, The National Museums in Berlin, Germany

Luxury Goods from Pergamon in Hellenistic Times
Agnes Schwarzmaier, Curator, Collection of Classical Antiquities, The National Museums in Berlin, Germany

Pergamon and Its Micro-Region in Light of Recent Research
Felix Pirson, Director, German Archaeological Institute (DAI), Istanbul, Turkey

Afternoon Session (1:30–4:30 p.m.): Hellenistic Sculpture

Diadems, Royal Hair, and the Berlin Attalos
R. R. R. Smith, Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, University of Oxford

Hellenistic and Roman Commemorative Military Sculpture: A Bronze Torso in The Met
Seán Hemingway, Curator, Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Met
Dorothy H. Abramitis, Conservator, Department of Objects Conservation, The Met
Karen Stamm, Conservator, Department of Objects Conservation, The Met

Metallic Polychromy in Terms of Hellenistic Legacy: Roman Statuettes of an African Boy in the Pose of an Orator 
Sophie Descamps, Curator, Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities, Louvre Museum, France

An Early Hellenistic Votive Statuette in The Met: Alexander-Dionysos?
Kiki Karoglou, Assistant Curator, Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Met

Falling Hero: A Drunken Herakles in The Met
Lillian Bartlett Stoner, Research Assistant, Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Met

Pergamene Reflections in the Sanctuary of Diana at Nemi
Olga Palagia, Professor of Classical Archaeology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

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May 04, 2016 at 10:30am - 4:30pm
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