Destination Pompeii with Feast on History
In this series of classes, Danielle Oteri, art historian, lecturer and co-founder of the Feast on History travel, and her partner, Christian Galliani, sommelier and Italian wine expert, will take you on a virtual visit to Pompeii and its surrounding areas to explore the history, culture, food and wine. Great for the armchair traveler or those planning a future visit to Italy.
The Rediscovery of Pompeii
Tuesday, April 6, 7 pm Central time
$30 members/$40 non-members
When the Bourbon Kings decided to dig for the lost city of Pompeii in the mid-1700s, news of the extraordinary finds traveled the entire world. This class will explore what happened when the treasures buried for centuries were suddenly unearthed, the industry of art thieves that sprung up around it, and how the discovery of Pompeii affected the British colonies in America.
This class will be held virtually via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent in a reminder email the day before the class takes place. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Credits: Archivio Fotografico del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli