Spotlight Tour: Conservation of Etruscan Sarcophagi

Sponsored by Museum of Fine Arts

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Location:
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Gallery 117
Boston, MA
United States

Join ART conservators on a behind-the-scenes tour.  Hear how conservators, curators, engineers, and scientists are working together to improve the stability and appearance of two elaborately carved sarcophagi (coffins) from the 4th and 3rd centuries B.C.  The sarcophagi were discovered in Vulci (Italy) in the 1840’s and have been on display at the MFA since the 1880’s.  Each tour is limited to 10 people; tickets will be distributed in Gallery 117 starting at 5:45pm.

 

Admission: Voluntary contribution on Wednesdays after 4 pm

Website: http://www.mfa.org/collections/conservation/conservationinaction_etruscansarcoph...

Contact:
Museum of Fine Arts
webticketing@mfa.org

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