Colleagues may be interested in forthcoming exhibitions in the Summer list from Tyne & Wear Museums:
Piranesi, panini and the lure of Rome.
until 23rd May
Hatton Gallery: Great North Museum, Newcastle.
I should like to know how close his views of imagined Rome coincide with archaeological discoveries.
Names set in stone: the builders of Hadrian’s Wall.
16th May 2009 — 17th January 2010
The origins and skills of the Roman military builders.
An archaeology of ‘race’: exploring the North East in Roman Britain.
4th July — 13th September
Multicultural society on the Wall.
11th July — 4th October
Exhibits include a rare copy of the original Magna Carta.