The Caryatid Haiarstyle from the Athenian Acropolis: technique and meaning

Sponsored by Archaeological Associates of Greenwich (the AAG)

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Location:
Bruce Museum
Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT 6830
United States

Lecturer:  Professor Kathryn Schab of Fairfield University, Fairfield. 

The six Caryatids of the Erechtheion on the Acropolis in Athens wear unusual and elaborate hairstyles.  In 2009 Dr. Schwab, Professor of Art History at Fairfield, collaborated with professional hair stylist Milexy Torres and six students to find out if the elaborate Caryatid hairstyles could be replicated.  The results  include a short film tha that will  be shown during the lecture and new information about these complex hairstyles and their meaning.

Takes place at the Bruce Museum lecture Hall, Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT.  AAG and Bruce Museum members no charge.  Walk-ins  $15.  Students with ID free. 

Contact:
Director AAG, Nancy Bernard
aagnancyb@aol.com
(203) 661-4654

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