Sharon Ament, Director, Museum of London
Date/Time: Thursday 15 March 2018, 17:30 - 18:45
Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
Opened in 1976, the Museum of London decided in 2015 to relocate from the Barbican to Smithfield. The opportunities provided for the Museum in its new site demand a strong vision, tenacity, courage and above all a deep attention to what it means to be a museum of a global city at a time of societal discombobulation. It’s not a time to ‘approach with caution’: it is a project that simply has to be profound.