[From Spathos, via Tracy Kennard]
February 5, 2013
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
For adults 21 and older.
This fully-illustrated Valentine’s Day lecture presents aspects of Greek
erotic representation by introducing the cult of Aphrodite and
suggesting the ways in which the Cnidian Aphrodite by Praxiteles in the
fourth century BC revolutionized the depiction of the goddess of love.
Robert Steven Bianchi is currently chief curator of the Fondation
Gandur pour l’Art/Genève. He has frequently lectured about and published
several articles treating aspects of ancient erotica.
Desirable displays in the glass Conservatory, with couture by Spathose in partnership with local hair and makeup artists.
visual delight of the outrageous as you wonder in the artistry that
only true collaboration can bring to the Gods! A Spectacle for the
Kristine Marcum- VLVT Salon
Samantha Smith- Cutting Loose Salon
Chris Kiss- Chris Kiss Hair
Walking Works of Wearable Art.
Card Readings by Michael Wells.
Henna tattoos by Jen.
Extravagant photo ops!
Marlene Glickman Dye your own sensual silk scarf in minutes!
Exotic Wood Furnishings by Funktionhouse Urban Lumber & Furnishings
Keep St. Pete Local
Tantalizing Tastes from the Savory Spice Shop
Jewelry Designs by Cynthia Samaha.
Chocolate tastings by Viktoria Richards.
Dreamy music courtesy of Harpist Zoe Bocik.
Libidinous lecture in the Marly Room at 6:30pm.
Chocolate fountain and Champagne in the Conservatory following the lecture.
Full cash bar.
The Galleries will be open.
This event was a sell-out last year.
No reservations, first-come, first-served.
$15 members, $25 nonmembers
Presented by the Education Department and the Museum Store.