After the lecture, members are invited to join the speaker for a no-host dinner at Desperado's Mexican Restaurant, located at 4818 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, 75206. The restaurant is located on the east side of Greenville, just north of University Boulevard.
As part of the AIA's Lecture Program, this lecture is free and open to the public, please tell the Museum staff that you are with the AIA. If you wish to visit any part of the museum or attend other activities, you will need to pay for admission.
Parking in the museum garage is not free except to Dallas Museum of Art members; $10 in advance to non-members. There are other parking options downtown. The DART light rail and the McKinney Avenue trolley provide alternate access to the museum.
The Life and Death of an Etruscan Sanctuary: New Discoveries at Poggio Colla
The Jean and Bob Smith Auditorium, Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75275
Event Type (you may select more than one):
A lecture by Greg Warden. The Etruscans are mostly known from their tombs, but seventeen years of excavation at the site of Poggio Colla have revealed important new evidence about a settlement at the northern edge of Tuscany. This lecture will focus on the remarkable findings of the past few years, where recent excavation of the acropolis sanctuary has produced new understanding of Etruscan religion and ritual.
For parking information and location map go to www.dm-art.org/index.htm. The lecture is free, but non-museum members pay cash for parking in the museum garage. Inform staff at the entrance that you are attending the free AIA lecture in the C3 Theatre.
Archaeological Reflections on the History of Central Asia