African Gallery

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. Visit often to see Bacchus transform before your eyes!

Bacchus goes downtown

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Softcover, full color
Edited by Caroline M. Rocheleau
107 pages
8 5/8 x 11 in.
ISBN: 978-0-88259-908-3

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Closing the Book on Bacchus

Closing the Book on Bacchus

As we close the book on the seven-year-long Bacchus Conservation Project, we've collected some fabulous Bacchus activities in this blog post. Enjoy!

Bacchus 2.0

Bacchus 2.0

Recent marble analysis of a composite sculpture of the Roman god of wine has led the NCMA to abruptly change its plans for this unusual artifact. Curator of Ancient Art Caroline Rocheleau explains.