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Napa County Library Presents Virtual Art Talk - Last Supper in Pompeii, From the Table to the Grave
A multi-media art presentation by a certified docent from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco on the upcoming Legion of Honor exhibition “Last Supper in Pompeii: From The Table to the Grave.”
In AD 79, the fiery eruption of Mount Vesuvius buried the village of Pompeii completely under pumice and ash, and killed thousands of people in the midst of their daily activities. The art and artifacts preserved by archaeologists offer us a picture of a thriving Roman city during the 1st century, particularly their food and drink. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco docent Marsha Holm will guide us through this uniquely preserved way of life, from magnificent homes and gardens, to lavish dinnerView more