Panel Discussion

How Museums Work: Objects

Thursday, February 25, 2021
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Add to Calendar 2021-02-25 17:30:00 2021-02-25 18:30:00 How Museums Work: Objects 02/25/2020 5:30 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

How do works of art enter museum collections? Join an MFA staffer, an artist, and a curatorial fellow to learn more about the processes and problems that shape museum acquisitions, including how collection priorities are determined, conservation is conducted, and spaces are managed.


Stephen Hamilton, artist and educator
Jordan Nelson, artist
Kathryn Gunsch, director of Collections; head, Arts of Africa and Oceania, and Teel Curator of African and Oceanic Art
Katrina Newbury, Saundra B. Lane Associate Conservator, Paper Conservation


Dalia Habib Linssen, head of Academic Engagement
Michelle Millar Fisher, Ronald C. and Anita L. Wornick Curator of Contemporary Decorative Arts

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*This program utilizes Zoom meeting. To access, you will be required to download Zoom.

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