What's on at UCL Art Museum

Public Curating Takeover

Public Curating Takeover

Date: 5 August | Time: 1pm-5pm | Location: UCL Art Museum, | Price: Free | Age group: All

Have you ever wondered how curators work with museum collections to create exhibitions? Have you ever thought you might do a better job? If so, join us for a chance to curate your own public exhibition at UCL Art Museum. Over the course of an afternoon, you will see some of our exceptional works by Rembrandt, Van Dyck and Turner among others. Working with the staff at UCL Art Museum to think about what makes an exhibition, you will decide which works are on display and discuss the ins and outs of curatorial practice.

LImited places available, please book: http://public-curating-takeover.eventbrite.co.uk

02076792540 | college.art@ucl.ac.uk

Cabinets of Consequence Octagon Salon #1 Navigation

Cabinets of Consequence Octagon Salon #1 Navigation

Date: 7 September | Time: 6-8.30pm | Location: Haldane Room, Wilkins Buidling | Price: Free with pay bar but booking essential https://octagonsalon1.eventbrite.co.uk | Age group: 18+

Drawing on research from the Carandini and Saleem Laboratories here at UCL, Dr Aman Saleem will explain how we move, view our surroundings, and locate ourselves in the world. The metaphor of navigation is then used to explore the context of the current Octagon exhibition Cabinets of Consequence, with Prof Jane Fenoulhet (UCL SELCS) offering an insight into navigating with Deleuze and Dr Jane Gilbert ( UCL SELCS) will reveal how we have looked at navigating our way through change and metamorphosis in French historical literature. Enjoy an 18th century salon style experience with a themed music and drinks.

To book please go to octagonsalon1.eventbrite.co.uk

0207 679 4138 | events.petrie@ucl.ac.uk