LECTURE: Dr. Paula Findlen (Chair, Department of History, Stanford University) presents on Oliver Impey and Arthur MacGregor’s The Origins of Museums: The Cabinet of Curiosities in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Europe (1985).
Venue: The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A Museum, London
Date and Time: 30 November 2016, 16:30 – 18:00
Fees & Registration: Free, booking essential.
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The inaugural Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Lecture celebrates the ever expanding field of the History of Collecting. This year’s lecture will be given by distinguished Professor Paula Findlen of Stanford University on Oliver Impey and Arthur MacGregor’s groundbreaking publication The Origins of Museums. Her lecture will be followed by a discussion between Arthur MacGregor and Bill Sherman. Supported by the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Trust, this special lecture is an event not to be missed!