To free the important ancient torso from its 16th-century surround, we're looking at this composite statue in a different light. Literally.MORE
Please note that admission will be charged to visit the West Building galleries during Art in Bloom, March 22–25. More information and tickets are available here. East Building and the Museum Park will remain open and free to visitors.
The Bacchus Conservation Project is a multidisciplinary and multiphase endeavor. Take a look at the slide show to see the exhibition history of the sculpture and view images of the preliminary phases of the systematic study of the classical marble sculptures. More photos will be added when the conservation project starts. Visit often to see Bacchus transform before your eyes!
The NCMA communications team is happy to work with members of the press to coordinate interviews, schedule photo shoots, and provide images. Email or call Kat Harding, public relations manager, at (919) 664-6795.
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