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Tuesday 04 May 2021

CURATING ART HISTORY - Paul Mellon Centre Event


 

 

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Posted by: Mike Millward

Curating Art History (Activating Art History Event Series)

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 12:00 – 13:00 BST

This free online event by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art explores the different ways art history can be ‘activated’ through curatorial methods, includes Cynthia Johnston speaking about the exhibition "Holding the Vision" held at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery in 2020.

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Panellists:

Ben Cartwright, Collection Curator, The South Asia Collection, Norwich

Cynthia Johnston, Lecturer in the History of the Book at the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

Mark Sealy MBE, Executive Director of Autograph ABP (1991) and Principal Research Fellow: Decolonising Photography at University of the Arts London (University Arts London)

Forthcoming Events/Actitivites

Thursday 22 April at 2:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE:  OWING TO THE PANDEMIC,THERE WILL BE NO FRIENDS' MEETINGS AT THE MUSEUM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THE AGM HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

The complete published programme for the current season has been postponed and there will be no Friends meetings at the Museum & Art Gallery until the Autumn.

The Museum plans to reopen on Wednesday 19th May, assuming that current Government plans do not change.

The Friends' programme for the 2021/22 season is now being prepared. In respomse to a request by the Museum staff, meetings next season will be held on the second Tuesday of the month at 2pm in the Museum. The first meeting will be on 12th October.

Thursday 10 June at 2:00 PM

 A talk by a member of the Museum & Art Gallery staff.

PLEASE NOTE: Owing to the Covid emergency this lecture cannot take place as planned and has been postponed until a future date.

A new programme of events will be published later in 2021, before the start of the 2021-22 season.

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