Learn about the unique process behind creating black and red figure pottery from ancient Greece!
Do you know how the Ancient Greeks dealt with death? Start by looking back to the Geometric period where there’s Hades’ Underworld, elaborate burial rituals, and detailed ancient Greek funerary vases like the terracotta krater!
What’s not interesting about a statue depicting a Greek hero triumphantly holding the severed head of a creature that turns people into stone statues!? (My how the tables have turned….) Antonio Canova had the right idea when he did exactly that! Let’s look… Read More
Botticelli’s Venus and Mars has a lot to tell us about love, marriage, and classical works (there’s even some humor)! What’s not to love!?
What do you know of Bacchus and Ariadne’s love-struck tale? Lucky for us, Titian, an Italian artist, sets (or paints) the scene!
The Sophilos Dinos and Percy Jackson: Prophecies, Weddings, and a Crazy Cast of Characters!
Most people know that the Ancient Greeks invented democracy, and the Olympic Games. Ancient Greek philosophers and Greek tragedies are famous all over the world, and mythological stories from Ancient Greece still fascinate and inspire us today. But… Read More
Getting bored at home? If you’re anything like us, you’ll be missing visiting museums, and learning about history. So why not use some of the extra time on your hands to make (and play!) one of these ancient… Read More
In Ancient Greek mythology, Nike was the Goddess who personified Victory. Personifications weren’t rare in Greek religion. For example, Arete was the Goddess of excellence and virtue, and Aeltheia was the spirit of truth. Sister of Kratos (Stregth),… Read More