College of Liberal Arts

A Virtual Tour of Greek and Roman Myths on the UT Campus

Classical Art and Architecture
Business, Culture and Education
Age group: All Ages

Follow Hermes (a.k.a. Dr. Todd Curtis) on a virtual tour of some of the most interesting Greek and Roman mythological figures found on UT’s campus. The presentation will consider the symbolism and myths behind the statues and building decorations that make UT a very classical place. You will learn answers to numerous questions about mythologocial figures including the following:  why is Demeter hanging out in the honors quadrangle? why is there a Satyr at the theater? and, what does Nike have to do with the Littlefield Fountain?