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Family Day

Saturday, April 9, 2016
12:30-3:30 PM
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Dig deeper into our new special exhibition
“Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis near Pompeii”

Explore . . .
amazing 3D models of a Roman villa
Discover . . .
the ancient lifestyle of Pompeii’s residents
Create . . .
frescoes and mosaics to decorate your own home like a Pompeiian villa!

Activities include: fresco/secco painting, roman jewelry, sampling Roman food favorites, learning about volcanoes, and mosaic making!

When you explore the exhibition, be sure to check out the Oculus Rift and walk through one of the villas at Oplontis!

The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Family Day is free and open to the public. Creative hands-on activities will take place in Newberry Hall from 12:30 to 3:30 pm. Special kid-friendly tours of “Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis near Pompeii” will be offered at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm. For more information, call 734.647.4167.
Building: Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
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Event Type: Other
Tags: AEM Featured, Art, Children, Exhibition, Family, Food, Free, Museum, Visual Arts
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