Curatorial Conversations: Exchanging Glances: The Challenges of Cross-Cultural Exhibitions

Dr Melanie Holcomb (Curator in the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) – Exchanging Glances: The Challenges of Cross-Cultural Exhibitions

Part of Curatorial Conversations; a series of lectures which invites curators from around the world to share their knowledge and experience.

Melanie Holcomb oversees the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection of early medieval art. In conversation with Michelle O’Malley, Deputy Director, she will discuss the questions and issues entangled in exhibiting material from a variety of cultures and times, and reflect on how objects both engender connections and resist easy associations.

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School of Advanced Study
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Dr Melanie Holcomb
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Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 5:30pm