About the Tour

Discover the many ways poetry, performing arts, and social pastimes overlapped in ancient Greece through engaging videos, spirited readings of classic texts, and illuminating perspectives. Travel back to the golden age of Greek culture with Christine Kondoleon, George D. and Margo Behrakis Senior Curator of Greek and Roman Art; hear actor Ben Evett read from Homer’s The Odyssey; explore modern comedic acting with Thomas Derrah, a founding member of the American Repertory Theater; see Greek ceramics in a new light with recreations of now-lost details; and much more!


Sponsors

MFA Guide: Art of the Americas content is made possible through the generous support of the John W. Henry Family Foundation; Art of Ancient Greece and Rome content is made possible through the generous support of The Barrington Foundation, Inc.; and Musical Instruments content is generously provided by the MFA Visiting Committee for Musical Instruments and the David L. Fishman Fund