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Gallery Talk: Visible and Invisible Colors in Ancient Greek and Roman Art (Chinese) 中文導覽:看得見與看不見的色彩

Harvard Classics Lectures This event requires registration; see further details below. 參加本活動需要提前註冊報名;詳情請見下文。 Which colors did ancient Greek and Roman artists use, and how have we discovered their choices? What is polychromy, and how does it influence our understanding of the ancient world? This talk explores both the overt and covert colors within our ancient art collection, with a special emphasis on Greek vase paintings, marble sculpture, and Roman wall paintings. 古人用了哪些顏色,我們又是如何得知的?什麽是多彩畫法,這個技法又是如何影響我們對古代世界的理解的?此次中文導覽重點關註古希臘花瓶繪畫、大理石雕塑和古羅馬壁畫,探索館藏中可見和不可見的顏色。 Led by: Vivian Jin, Ph.D. candidate, Department of the Classics, Harvard University; and graduate student intern, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, Harvard Art Museums Gallery talks are limited to 18 people and registration is required. You can register by clicking on the event on this form, beginning at 10am the day of the talk. 哈佛藝術博物館導覽限額18人,請於導覽當日上午10點註冊報名參加。 Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the… Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM. HARVARD ART MUSEUMS, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit

Screening of Michael Cacoyannis' film "The Trojan Women"

Harvard Classics Lectures Featuring introductory remarks by Professor Panagiotis Roilos: "On Trauma in Ancient Greek Tragedy". Event contact to appear in listing: Event Series: Harvard Greek Film Society. Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Fong Auditorium (Room 110), Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138.

Benjamin Dunning (Harvard University)

Harvard Classics Lectures "Homoeroticism, Early Christianity, and the Problem of Ancient Gender Protocols" Light lunch and refreshments will be served. Event Series: Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar: Civilizations of Ancient Greece and Rome. Friday, December 8, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM. HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Barker 114, Cambridge, MA 02138.

New Ancient Music for Euripides’ Helen

Harvard Classics Lectures Join us for an evening of revived ancient Greek choral music, performed by The Call of Kinnaru! This band uses replica instruments to perform “new ancient music,” choral dramatic songs revived using a blend of philology and original composition according to carefully researched ancient principles. Before the performance, Professor Naomi Weiss will give an introduction. Band: John Franklin (lyre, kinnaru) Julia Irons (voice) Rachel Fickes (aulos, lyre) Jamie Levis (framedrums) Reception to follow. Friday, December 8, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Room 110 (Fong Auditorium), Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138.

Tom Sapsford (Boston College)

Harvard Classics Lectures Event Series: Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar: Civilizations of Ancient Greece and Rome. Friday, February 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM. HARVARD UNIVERSITY, TBD, Cambridge, MA 02138.