Contemporary responses to portrait collections seminar
16th July 2013
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham
This seminar will showcase excellent examples of collections undertaking collaborations with artists, sponsoring mentorships, and fostering participation projects with various audiences. Many of these innovative portrait-focused projects are taking place in the West Midlands this summer, and the seminar aims to present some of these inspiring case studies and share the reflections of those involved; artists, collections, and participants.
Our venues for the day will be Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (morning) and theBarber Institute of Fine Arts (afternoon), and the seminar will be co-chaired by Toby Watley, Head of Programming at BMAG and Robert Wenley, Deputy Director at the Barber.
Additional speakers just confirmed:
Vanley Burke, photographer, and Rachel West, Deputy Curator Manager, Soho House Museum, Brian Griffin, Photographer and Mihaela Colin, Photographer
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