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Greek, Roman Treasures Exhibited At Cowles Museum

The exhibit “Treasure of Antiquities: Greek and Roman Art, From the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston” continues through December at Cheney Cowles Museum, 2316 W. First.

Admission to the museum (includes the exhibit) is $4, $3 seniors, $2.50 for students and children age 6-16, $10 family, free for museum members.

Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays. The museum is closed Mondays.

Most FamilyFest events, for families to make copies of ancient coins, paint bas-relief sculptures and participate in other activities, are included in the regular admission fee.

The exception is Dec. 28, when the class will design, construct and paint Greek amphoras (tall jars), 10 a.m.noon and 1-3 p.m., ages 8 and older. Added cost for members, $9; for nonmembers, $11, and the class size is limited to 12.

The Lunchbox Lecture Series: members $8 with lunch, $3 without; nonmembers, $12 and $7. For the entire series, the cost is: members, $24 with lunch, $9 without; nonmembers, $36 and $21.

The Sunday Lecture Series costs members $4 per lecture, $12 for the entire series; nonmembers, $8 and $24.


Tuesday Lunchbox Lecture Series: Barbara Racker, Cheney Cowles, curator of art, “Treasures of Antiquity Gallery Tour,” 12:15 p.m.

Wednesday Wednesday Night Program: Tames Alan, Art Institute of Seattle, “From the Streets of Rome to the Provinces of an Empire: A Short Social History,” a one-woman, costumed presentation depicting the history of the Roman Empire, 7:30 p.m.

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