The Future of the Past - Collecting Ancient Art in the 21st Century
Leading international art dealers, curators, legal experts and scholars come together to discuss the contemporary environment for collecting ancient art.
Naman Ahuja, Professor of Indian Art and Architecture, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India
Kate Fitz Gibbon, attorney and author, former member of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee to the President
Kurt A. Gitter, co-founder Gitter-Yelen Art Study Center, New Orleans
Arthur Houghton, former diplomat, curator at the Getty Museum, Los Angeles and member of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee to the President
James Lally, international art dealer
James McAndrew, former Homeland Security, US Customs expert on international art investigations and trade law
Julian Raby, Dame Jillian Sackler Director of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C
Marc Wilson, former director Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City
Moderated by Melissa Chiu, Senior Vice President for Global Arts and Cultural Programs and Museum Director, and Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.
10:00 am: Refreshments
10:30 am: Program
12:00 pm: Close
Presented by the American Committee for Cultural Policy.
In conjunction with Asia Week (March 16-24, 2012). For details, click here.