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.   


10:30 A.M.–4:30 P.M.


Morning Session (10:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.): Hellenistic Decorative Arts I


Hellenistic Newcomers

Carlos A. Picón, Curator in Charge, Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Met


From Pergamon to Rome and from Rome to Pergamon: A Highly Fruitful Gift

Alessandro Viscogliosi, Full Professor, Department of History, Representation and Restoration of Architecture, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy


Poets, Performers, and Riddles in Hellenistic Mosaics

Christine Kondoleon, George and Margo Behrakis Senior Curator of Greek and Roman Art, Department of Art of the Ancient World, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Late Hellenistic Sculpture and Roman Taste

Paul Zanker, Dietrich von Bothmer Distinguished Research Scholar, Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Met


Afternoon Session (1:30–4:30 p.m.): Hellenistic Decorative Arts II


Early Portraits of Alexander the Great: The Numismatic Evidence

Ute Wartenberg Kagan, Executive Director, American Numismatic Society


All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Hellenistic Glass

Christopher S. Lightfoot, Curator, Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Met


Precious Gems and Poetry in the Hellenistic Royal Courts

Jeffrey Spier, Senior Curator, Antiquities Department, J. Paul Getty Museum


Faience in the Hellenistic World

Marsha Hill, Curator, Department of Egyptian Art, The Met


Pergamene Pottery: At Home and Abroad

Susan I. Rotroff, Jarvis Thurston and Mona Van Duyn Professor Emerita, Washington University in Saint Louis


Transformations in Hellenistic Greek Pottery

Joan R. Mertens, Curator, Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Met

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May 05, 2016 at 10:30am - 4:30pm
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