Thursday, January 14, 2016

Pieter Broucke on “A Roman Architect at Work: Apollodoros of Damascus and the Design of the Pantheon"

Thursday, February 11, 2016    at 6pm

Weisman Art Museum, 

University of Minnesota   
Dr. Broucke's reconstruction

The Pantheon in Rome ranks among the most celebrated monuments of Classical Antiquity. Yet many questions regarding its design and construction remain. In this lecture, Dr. Pieter Broucke, Middlebury College, will explore and reconstruct this enigmatic building’s various phases of design and construction. This talk is co-sponsored with the University of Minnesota Department of Art History and Weisman Art Museum.

About the speaker: Pieter Broucke is a professor of History of Art and Architecture and the the Director of the Arts at Middlebury College. He holds a PhD from Yale in History of Art and Architecture, an MA in Archaeology from the University of Minnesota, and a Professional Degree in Architecture from Ghent, in his native Belgium. He is delighted to return to the Twin Cities.

Please note that there will be time for questions after the talk, but there will not be an AIA-MN dinner with Professor Broucke.

Location and parking information can be found here. Please note that the Weisman's pay ramp can be entered from East River Road.

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