Collecting and Display Seminar: The India Museum Revisited: the East India Company and its Collections (2 December 2019, Senate House)

Collecting and Display Seminar Monday 2 December 2019 at 6pm Pollard Room, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House   In its day the India Museum formed the most important collection of oriental material in London. Far from being a celebration of Empire, the collections were conceived with utilitarian and scientific aims, with a view to … Continue reading Collecting and Display Seminar: The India Museum Revisited: the East India Company and its Collections (2 December 2019, Senate House)

Talk: Collecting histories: highlights of the display and trail (30 July 2019)

Gallery talk Collecting histories: highlights of the display and trail Tuesday 30 July 2019, 13.15–14.00 Room 3 Free, just drop in   A gallery talk by Ben Burt and Stuart Frost, British Museum. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. They are given by Museum staff or guest speakers and are suitable for all levels of knowledge. … Continue reading Talk: Collecting histories: highlights of the display and trail (30 July 2019)

Deadline Extended: Tools for the Future #4 Researching Art Market Practices from Past to Present (New deadline: 30 July 2019)

TOOLS FOR THE FUTURE # 4 RESEARCHING ART MARKET PRACTICES FROM PAST TO PRESENT Communication strategies: development, promotion and innovation We are pleased to invite you to participate to the Fourth International Workshop Communication strategies: Development, promotion and innovation, that will take place at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome, Italy, on 25th and … Continue reading Deadline Extended: Tools for the Future #4 Researching Art Market Practices from Past to Present (New deadline: 30 July 2019)

Workshop: Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives Workshop, (London, 14-15 November 2019)

Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives Workshop The Royal Society 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG 14-15 November 2019 The shift from the disordered Kunstkammer or curiosity cabinet of the Renaissance to the ordered Enlightenment museum is well known. What has to be explored fully is the process through which this transformation occurred. Collective Wisdom, … Continue reading Workshop: Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives Workshop, (London, 14-15 November 2019)