The Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery is pleased to present a dynamic five-part lecture series featuring renowned international scholars and curators. The series is intended to illuminate the current challenges and critical issues that define the practice of curating in our present situation.
All lectures will be held at Green College Coach House, The University of British Columbia, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver BC
Wednesday, January 30th at 5pm
“Decolonizing Museum Eyes”
Professor, Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, University of British Columbia
Wednesday, February 6th at 5:30pm
“Former Curatorial Responsibilities: Collecting contemporary art at the National Gallery from 2000-2006”
Director, Visual Arts and Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre
Wednesday, March 5th at 5pm
Curator, Western Front Society (Vancouver)
Wednesday, March 26th at 5pm
“The Crisis of the Contemporary – The New Culture Industry: Museums for Sale and Art for Tourists”
Conservateur en chef, Musée du Louvre (Paris)
Wednesday, April 9th at 5pm
President-Director General, Musée du Quai Branly (Paris)
This series is organized in conjunction with the Critical and Curatorial Studies Program by the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, the Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, and the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.
Stéphane Martin’s talk is co-sponsored by The Canadian Museums Association and the Consulat Général de France in Vancouver. Régis Michel’s talk is co-sponsored by the Vancouver Art Gallery, the UBC Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory Graduate Symposium, and the Consulat Général de France in Vancouver.
For further information please contact: Jana Tyner at email@example.com,
tel: (604) 822-1389, or fax: (604) 822-6689