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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

Life Before Hairspray: Secrets of Ancient Roman Hairdressing

Date
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Time
05:30 PM–06:30 PM
Life Before Hairspray: Secrets of Ancient Roman Hairdressing

The elaborate hairstyles depicted on ancient Roman portraits are impressive--even more so once you realize they were styled without the help of wigs, electrical implements, hairspray, shampoo or even bobby pins! Join us for a gallery talk with ancient hairdressing authority Janet Stephens and learn just how clever those Roman hair stylists were!

Janet Stephens is a professional hairdresser and experimental archaeologist living in Baltimore.  Her work is published in the Journal of Roman Archaeology and the online journal EXARC (forthcoming).  

The group will gather at 5:20p in the Centre Street Lobby and at 5:30p will move to the Roman Galleries, Second Floor, Centre Street Building for the lecture.

Add to Calendar 17-01-2013 17:30:00 17-01-2013 18:30:00 15 Life Before Hairspray: Secrets of Ancient Roman Hairdressing The elaborate hairstyles depicted on ancient Roman portraits are impressive--even more so once you realize they were styled without the help of wigs, electrical implements, hairspray, shampoo or even bobby pins! Join us for a gallery talk with ancient hairdressing authority Janet Stephens and learn just how clever those Roman hair stylists were! 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false dd/MM/YYYY

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