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The Reinvention of the Museum

On the Transition of an Historical Institution
  
28 June 2013


Martin Roth

Martin Roth
© Victoria & Albert Museum

The museum, originally created as an institution of the modern nation-state, is undergoing a dramatic transition today. Public funds being scarce and the dependence on private sponsors thus ever greater, the museum is to be a place of education, civic engagement, and commerce-oriented event culture. Staff and curators must create exhibitions that have public appeal and at the same time take care of holdings and the return of cultural assets. Martin Roth, director of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, will talk about tackling this herculean task.

When

28 June 2013, 7.30 pm

Where

Old Building, second level, Great Hall

Admission

free

Contact

Gesa Struve
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 517
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 409
g.struve[at]jmberlin.de

A cooperation with the Irmgard Coninx Stiftung.

The event will be held in English.

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