Spokane Museum Extends Pompeii Exhibit; Hopes To Reopen Soon

Jun 01, 2020 211

BY: DOUG NADVORNICK

Some good news for Spokane’s Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Executive Director Wes Jessup says the museum will be allowed to extend the run of an important exhibit about Mt. Vesuvius. That has been closed since March because of the coronavirus.

"The Pompeii exhibition comes from Naples, Italy and we organized it to be here during the 40th anniversary of the Mt. St. Helens exhibition and Mt. St. Helens eruption. The 40th anniversary was just last Monday and we were really looking forward to kind of connecting those two volcanoes and thinking about them, obviously, different places, different times," Jessup said.

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SOURCE: https://www.spokanepublicradio.org/

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