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Live Morning in a French Museum: Arles Antique

Event Description:

Embark on a fascinating journey to uncover the hidden treasures of Arles at the prestigious Arles Archaeological Museum during our exclusive event:

Discover the Treasures of Arles: Unveiling Neolithic to Late Antiquity Artifacts with Underwater Archaeology.

Nestled in the picturesque town of Arles in Provence, France, the Arles Archaeological Museum provides a captivating glimpse into the ancient civilizations that once thrived in this region. With artifacts dating from the Neolithic period to the end of Late Antiquity, this esteemed institution offers a rich tapestry of Arles' history. Noteworthy among the museum's collection is the Gallo-Roman barge Arles-Rhône 3, a remarkable artifact showcasing the bustling commercial trade between the port of Arles, Northern Europe, and the Mediterranean world during the Roman era.

Join us on a Live-Guided Tour led by the esteemed cultural mediator, Camille Lavenu, from the comfort of The Emerson Montessori School in Palo Alto on March 3, 2023. Delve into the maritime heritage and vibrant port life as we unveil cutting-edge underwater archaeological discoveries and exhibition of artifacts ranging from the Neolithic era to Late Antiquity. Explore the transformative impact of Romanization on southern Gaul, tracing the development of communication networks and marveling at the enduring monuments that grace the region to this day.

After the tour, participate in a stimulating Q&A session to delve deeper into the mysteries of the museum and its invaluable artifacts. Treat your palate to delectable refreshments and savor regional delicacies that embody the cultural essence of Provence.

Enhance your experience by taking part in our special pottery game activity suitable for all ages. Create your own Roman treasures such as traditional oil lamps, replica coins, or toy horses, and challenge your peers to strategic games reminiscent of ancient times.

Secure your tickets for this limited-seating event to embark on a one-of-a-kind virtual journey through time at the Arles Archaeological Museum. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to connect with the rich heritage of Arles and witness history unfolding before your eyes.

Event Details:

  •        Date: March 3, 2024
  •        Doors open at 8:30 am
  •        Tour begins promptly at 9:00 am
  •        Activities commence at 10:15 am
  •        Location: Emerson Montessori School, 2800 W Bayshore Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Ticket Pricing:

  •        AF Silicon Valley Members: $8
  •        Non-Members: $12
  •        Children under 18: $5


Reserve your spot now and immerse yourself in the wonders of antiquity!


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