Past Events

Remaking a Museum: A Transatlantic View

Lecture – Glenn Adamson

  • 2 October 2013
  • 5:45 – 7:45 pm
  • Seminar Room, Paul Mellon Centre

Glenn Adamson will be giving a paper entitled: 'Remaking a Museum: A Transatlantic View'

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Glenn Adamson,

All are welcome. However, places are limited, so if you would like to come please contact our Events Co-ordinator, Ella Fleming at events@paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk

About the speaker

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    Glenn Adamson is a curator, writer, and historian based in New York. He has previously been Director of the Museum of Arts and Design; Head of Research at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and Curator at the Chipstone Foundation in Milwaukee. Adamson’s publications include Thinking Through Craft (2007); The Craft Reader (2010); Postmodernism: Style and Subversion (2011), accompanying the exhibition of that title at the V&A, co-curated with Jane Pavitt; The Invention of Craft (2013); Art in the Making (2016), co-authored with Julia Bryan-Wilson; and Fewer Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects (2018). His newest book is Craft: An American History, published by Bloomsbury.