Humanities Institute Co-Sponsors Event: "Transforming Museum Spaces"
Posted: March 27, 2014
Please join us at this co-sponsored discussion of new museum architecture at the Blanton Museum of Art on Saturday, March 29, at 2:30 p.m. Speakers will include: Eric Lee, Kimbell Museum Director; Nassos Papalexandrou, University of Texas at Austin Professor; and Eric Wolf, Head Librarian of The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas.
Mr. Lee will discuss the spectacular new Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum. Professor Papalexandrou will discuss the old Acropolis Museum and the politics behind the Elgin Marbles controversy. Finally, Mr. Wolf will discuss the historic transformations of the Museum of Modern Art.
Parking is available for $4.00 at the Brazos Garage on MLK Boulevard just east of the Blanton. We hope to see you there!