Seth Pevnick to Present “Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World at the Cleveland Museum of Art”

Curator of Greek and Roman Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art to speak at The College of Wooster on Jan. 30

January 28, 2020   /  

WOOSTER, Ohio — Seth Pevnick, Curator of Greek and Roman Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art, will present, “Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World at the Cleveland Museum of Art,” on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m., at The College of Wooster. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Lean Lecture Room of Wishart Hall (303 E. University).

As Curator of Greek and Roman Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Pevnick oversees the collection of art of the ancient Mediterranean, including the art of Egypt and the Ancient Near East.  Prior to his appointment there, Pevnick served as the Chief Curator and Richard E. Perry Curator of Greek and Roman Art at the Tampa Museum of Art from 2009-19. He has curated numerous exhibitions including the traveling exhibition Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life (2014–15); Echoes of Antiquity: Revisiting and Reimagining the Ancient World (2015); Animals in Ancient Art (2016); and Patricia Cronin, Aphrodite, and the Lure of Antiquity: Conversations with the Collection (2018).

Pevnick’s visit is sponsored by Eta Sigma Phi (the classical studies honorary organization), the Department of Classical Studies, and the Cultural Events Committee. Additional information is available by phone (330-263-2575) or email (jshaya@wooster.edu).