Whitworth Studies - Dr Nicholas Cullinan: Directing the National
|Dates:||23 February 2017|
|Times:||18:30 - 20:00|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Who is it for:||General public|
Join us for a special evening with Dr Nicholas Cullinan to hear about his experiences as Director of the National Portrait Gallery. This talk is part of our free Whitworth Studies Programme and open to all.
Dr Cullinan is the twelfth Director of the NPG, haven taken up the post in 2015. Cullinan was formerly Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In his previous role as Curator of International Modern Art at Tate Modern he curated Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition at Tate Modern (2014). Cullinan has in fact returned to the National Portrait Gallery where he was once a part-time Visitor Services Assistant. Cullinan was educated at the Courtauld Institute of Art where he gained his BA, MA and PhD. He has published and lectured internationally, writing for journals including the Burlington Magazine, Frieze and Artforum. Join us for an evening of fascinating insights into the mind and experiences of one of our leading museum directors.
Are you interested in fresh thinking about the visual arts? Whitworth Studies offers a programme of talks, events and performances for a broad public audience. The Whitworth is working with Art History and Visual Studies in the University of Manchester to coordinate the Whitworth Studies programme.
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