Hallie Ford Museum of Art to Open New Exhibit, Best of Both Worlds

Greek and Roman Art [example piece]The Hallie Ford Museum of Art presents ancient Greek and Roman art and culture through a collection of 80 masterpieces in the "Best of Both Worlds" exhibit, running from Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000-Friday, Jan. 13, 2001.

"Best of Both Worlds" masterpieces, on loan from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, explore human and divine realms in classical art. A variety of themes are presented including gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, mortal men and women, and animals, both real and divine.

Greek and Roman Art [example piece]In support of the exhibit, a family art workshop on "Best of Both Worlds: Human and Divine Realms in Classical Art" will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000, from 1-4 p.m. in the Hallie Ford Museum of Art lobby. The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is open Tuesday-Saturday from noon-5 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students and seniors and free to children under 12, Willamette University faculty, staff and students. For more information on the exhibit or family workshop, please contact the museum at 503-370-6855.

The presentation of "Best of Both Worlds" in Oregon is made possible by a major grant from the Roberts Family, with additional support provided by the Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust.