Curating Museum Collections for a Contemporary Audience

June 27th 2019 6:30pm

You are cordially invited to a visual presentation and following drinks reception hosted by the historic University Women’s Club at 2 Audley Sq. W1K 1DB

Two eminent and experienced curators and authors will discuss their current or recent exhibitions and their approach to engaging a diverse audience in the contemporary world. Constance McPhee, Curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in the Department of Drawings and Prints has curated exhibitions on Samuel Palmer, the Pre-Raphaelites and the history of Caricature and Satire. She has developed web features devoted to Shakespeare in Art and to drawing techniques, and is focused on building the Met’s holdings of British drawings. Mark Evans, Senior Curator of Paintings at the V&A Museum, London, is a curator of several major exhibitions and author of numerous books, exhibition catalogues and scholarly articles. He will discuss the current exhibition at the V & A: ‘Renaissance Masters: Watercolours from Dürer to Van Dyck’.

The University Women’s Club in was founded in 1886 and continues to provide a central London haven for graduate, professional and business women in a diversity of occupations. This is the 3rd in a series of events on contemporary art that the UWC are hosting, open to the public.

This is organised by Art-2-Talks.  To attend this free event please RSVP- Email: reservations@uwc-london.com Tel: 0207 499 2268, or email Programme Organiser Veronica Vossen at:- veronica.vossen@gmail.com