Public programs for Coming of Age: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past
August 23–December 14, 2003

Family Day
September 28, Sunday, 12:00–5:00 P.M.
Be a Kid in Ancient Greece
This event will include pottery making, spinning and weaving demonstrations, the opportunity to play ancient Greek games, and a studio activity where you can make your own clay pot or sculpture. For children ages 6 to 12 and their adult companions. No preregistration required. For information, call (603) 646-1469

Opening Lecture and Reception
Saturday, October 4, 4:00 P.M.
Arthur M. Loew Auditorium
" Childhood in Ancient Greece: The Genesis of an Exhibition,” John Oakley, co-curator of the exhibition, Chancellor Professor/Forrest D. Murden Jr. Professor, College of William and Mary. A reception will follow in Kim Gallery.

Lunchtime Gallery Talk
Tuesday, October 14, 12:30 P.M.
Second Floor Galleries
" A Girl’s Life in Ancient Greece,” Ada Cohen, Associate Professor and Chair of the Art History Department

Lecture
Friday, October 17, 4:00 P.M.
Arthur M. Loew Auditorium
"Looking for the Images: Representations of Girls’ Rituals in Ancient
Athens,” Jenifer Neils, co-curator of the exhibition, Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History, Case Western Reserve University

Lecture
Friday, October 24, 4:30 P.M.
Arthur M. Loew Auditorium
"Children Now, Children Then,” Anne Higonnet, Professor of Art History, Barnard College

Family Day
October 26, Sunday, 12:00–5:00 P.M.
Gods, Heroes & Monsters: Myths from Ancient Greece
This event will include performances by master storyteller Odds Bodkin, featuring the myths of Arachne and of Theseus and the Minotaur, accompanied by 12-string guitar and celtic harp, as well as the opportunity to write your own story of a supernatural hero and create a decorative scratch board cover for your book. For children ages 6 to 12 and their adult companions. No preregistration required. For information, call (603) 646-1469.

Lunchtime Gallery Talk
Tuesday, October 28, 12:30 P.M.
Second Floor Galleries
"A Boy’s Life in Ancient Greece,” Jeremy Rutter, Sherman Fairchild Professor of Humanities and chair of the Classics Department

Symposium: Constructions of Childhood in the Ancient World
November 6–8

Lunchtime Gallery Talk
Tuesday, November 11, 12:30 P.M.
Second Floor Galleries
"Early Greek Music and the Education of the Young,” Christian Wolff, composer and Professor of Classics and Strauss Professor of Music, emeritus

Lecture
Friday, November 21, 4:30 P.M.
Arthur M. Loew Auditorium
"The Horse and Boy Jockey from Artemision: A Bronze Equestrian Monument of the Hellenistic Period,” Seán Hemingway, Associate Curator of Greek and Roman Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art