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Past Events: 2018

October

Breaking the Mould: Florian Roithmayr in conversation

What: Exhibition artist Florian Roithmayr in conversation
When: Friday 26 October, 7-8.30pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: Adults
Booking: Essential

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Hero(in)es for my Daughters: twin lady linguists and the dad who gave them their start

What: Talk on pioneering female philologists with Dr Patrick James
When: Thursday 25 October, 1.15-2pm
Where: Faculty of Classics, Room G.19
Who: Adults
Booking: Essential

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On the Edge: writing in Roman Britain

What: Talk on Roman Britain with Dr Anna Judson
When: Wednesday 24 October, 1.15-2pm
Where: Faculty of Classics, Room G.19
Who: Adults
Booking: Essential

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The King with the Bling

What: Find out about King Midas, and make your own gold items
When: Tuesday 23 October, 1.30-3.30pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: children of all ages
Booking: Just drop in, no need to book

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Religious Pollution: negotiating extremes in Greek Antiquity

What: Talk on ancient Greek religion with Dr Hannah Willey
When: Saturday 20 October, 3-4pm
Where: Faculty of Classics, Room G.19
Who: Adults
Booking: Essential

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Raiders of the Secret Scripts

What: Codebreaking challenges around the Museum
When: Friday 19 October, 7-9pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: Adults
Booking: Just drop in, no need to book

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*Fully booked** In the Round: how to use photogrammetry to make 3D models of classical casts

What: Digital workshop
When: Wednesday 17 October, 2-4pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: Adults
Booking: Essential

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August

The Fastest Feet in the World

What: storytelling for early years with Marion Leeper
When: Tuesday 21 August, 1.30-3pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: Children ages 3-5
Booking: Essential

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Meet the Greeks

What: learn about Ancient Greece, with fun and crafts
When: Monday 20 August, 12-4pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: children of all ages
Booking: Just drop in, no need to book

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The Romans are Coming!

What: investigate life in Ancient Rome with fun & crafts
When: Monday 13 August, 12-4pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: children of all ages
Booking: Just drop in, no need to book

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Drink and Draw

What: after-hours sketching in the Cast Gallery, with a glass of wine
When: Friday 10 August, 6-9pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: Adults age 18+
Booking: Just drop in, no need to book

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Artist Workshop for Young People

What: workshop with artist Caroline Wendling
When: Tuesday 7 August, 2-4pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: ages 12-16
Booking: Essential

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Time-travelling Scientists

What: Find out about science in the ancient world, with fun and crafts - as we team up with our friends at the Whipple Museum
When: Monday 6 August, 12-4pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: children of all ages
Booking: Just drop in, no need to book

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The Fastest Feet in the World

What: Storytelling for early years with Marion Leeper
When: Thursday 2 August, 1.30-3pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: ages 3-5
Booking: Essential

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July

Materials in Contact

What: Hands-on workshop with artist Florian Roithmayr
When: Monday 30 July, 2-4pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: Ages 16+
Booking: Essential

  

May 

Arachne the Spider Woman

What: Fun and crafts 
When: Wednesday 30 May, 1.30-3.30pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: children ages 5+
Booking: Just drop in, no need to book

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Drink and Draw

What: after-hours sketching in the Cast Gallery, with a glass of wine
When: Friday 11 May, 6-9pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: Adults age 18+
Booking: Just drop in, no need to book

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April

Art Blast

What: arty afternoon in the Museum
When: Thursday 5 April, 1-4pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: children ages 7+
Booking: Just drop in, no need to book

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Aesop's Forest: The Owl and the Grasshopper

What: interactive story inspired by Aesop's Fables
When: Wednesday 4 April, 2-3pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery
Who: children ages 3-5
Booking: Essential

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March 

Sensing the Patient in Ancient Medicine

What: talk on ancient medicine with Dr. Rebecca Flemming
When: Thursday 15th March 6:30-7:30pm
Where: room G.19, Faculty of Classics
Who: Adults
Booking: Essential

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February  

Under the Fig Leaf

What: Museum late with a saucy twist
When: Thursday 15th February 7-9pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: Adults
Booking: Essential

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Twilight at the Museums

What: torchlit adventure for all the family
When: Tuesday 13 February, 4.30-7.30pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: children of all ages
Booking: Just drop in, no need to book

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Planned Christmas Closure

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