Museums, Galleries & Libraries

The Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Museums, Galleries & Libraries has been developed in close collaboration with and made possible by the generous support of Foster + Partners.

The Professorship is hosted by Balliol College in association with the Ruskin School of Art.

2013 - 2014

Visiting Professor: Visiting Professor: Michael Govan

Events

Between the artist and the museum

Between the artist and the museum
A symposium with Michael Govan and Vik Muniz (Artist)
Chaired by Paul Hobson (Director, Modern Art Oxford)

Free admission
Doors will open at 4.45pm

Date: 
Friday, 9 May, 2014 - 17:00 - 18:30
Venue: 

Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford

A view from the Pacific: re-envisioning the art museum

A view from the Pacific: re-envisioning the art museum
A lecture by Michael Govan
Chaired by Christopher Brown (Director, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford)

Free admission
Doors will open at 4.45pm
 

Date: 
Tuesday, 13 May, 2014 - 17:00 - 18:30
Venue: 

Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford

2012 - 2013

Visiting Professor: Ivo Mesquita

Events

Thinking on one's feet & Museums: experience versus numbers

Thinking on one's feet: A walking tour of the studio - A lecture by William Kentridge
Museums: experience versus numbers - A lecture by Ivo Mesquita
Chaired by Dr Seamus Perry (English Faculty)

Date: 
Monday, 6 May, 2013 - 16:00 - 18:00
Venue: 

Said Business School

Speaker: 
Ivo Mesquita
Click here for a podcast of the lectures.

Pictures and Texts

Pictures and Texts - A symposium with William Kentridge, Ivo Mesquita and Estrella de Diego Otero
Chaired by Professor Shearer West

Date: 
Thursday, 9 May, 2013 - 17:00 - 18:30
Venue: 

Grove Auditorium, Magdalan College, Oxford

Speaker: 
Ivo Mesquita
Click here for a podcast of the symposium