Art and Science of Curation

From the Curating Cambridge festival, running from 20 October to 23 November, a new seminar series on the Art and Science of Curation, followed by a conference asking, Does the Museum Just Preserve the Museum?

The seminars will run on Wednesdays, on the 12, 19 and 26 November, and 3 December 2014, and speakers will include Penelope Curtis (Tate Britain) on how should objects be treated in museums? As well as Richard Evans (Beamish Museum), on what is the point of preserving objects?  All seminars start at 5.15pm and are held in the Classics Faculty, Room G21.

The conference is taking place 12-13 December 2014, at CRASSH in the Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road CB3 9DT.  The programme is available to view and include speakers such as Tim Knox (Fitzwilliam Museum), Sam Alberti (Hunterian Museum), and the Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger.

Check out the websites or follow the Twitter hashtag #ArtSciCuration for further details…

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