UGA in Rome Celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a reunion on

October 4-5, 2019

Georgia Museum of Art

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019—Preview Day

4:30-6:30pm

Jackson St. Building, School of Environment and DesignRoman coin

The Rostral Column of Gaius Duilius from Republican Rome to Washington, D.C.

Lecture by Dr. Thomas Biggs

Saturday, October 5, 2019

10:30am - 4:30pm

Georgia Museum of Art

Athens, GA 30602

Schedule of events

10:30-11:00 – Registration, mingling, and coffee in the GMOA Education Room

11:00-12:30 — 50 years of UGA in Rome (and Greece): celebration and storytelling in the GMOA Auditorium

1:00-2:00  -- Lunch

3:00-4:00   Wine and cheese tasting. Fund raising event for the new Edward and Jenny Best scholarship in support of study abroad in Rome. Wine by Frank Sinkwich of Northeast Sales Distributing, Inc; Cheese by Half-Shepherd Market and Cheese Shop; Bread by Big City Bread; cheese presentation by Filippo Trapella of Philosokitchen.com

Guided tours to two special exhibits in the GMOA: Storytelling in Italian Renaissance Maiolica and Drama and Devotion in Baroque Rome

We are now collecting stories, journal entries, and pictures from our 50 years of the program. Please send your stories and photos to: classics@uga.edu or ebianche@uga.edu.