Crafting Glass: From Roman Pompeii to Today

March 7, 2020

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The Romans invented glass blowing in the first century AD. During this talk Washington State University art historian and clinical assistant professor Hallie Meredith surveys the varied types of glassware displayed in the Museum’s exhibit “Pompeii: The Immortal City,” such as bath flasks, dipsticks, rhyta, transport vessels and unguentaria, focusing on their production, importance of colors and distinct social uses. By considering Pompeiian glass, one will see very little has changed in more than two millennia in the glass blowing process.

When:
2 p.m.
Where:
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave., Spokane
City:
Spokane
Neighborhood:
Browne's Addition neighborhood, Downtown
Cost:
Free; suggested $10 donation
Phone:
(509) 456-3931
Email:
visitorservices@northwestmuseum.org
Website:
https://www.northwestmuseum.org/
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