Faculty-Staff Digest - (04/14/2014  @ 10:32 AM)

TalK: What is in Your Cabinet of Curiosities-Thursday, April 17, 2014 , 4 pm (Kristi Clifford)

Susan A. Kaplan, Director of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center, will give an illustrated talk titled, "What is in Your Cabinet of Curiosities?" on April 17, 2014 at 4 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center.

In her lecture, Kaplan will explore people’s fascination with collecting all sorts of objects from ceramic figurines of cows to impressionist paintings. Also, she will discuss the many lives of an object that, over the years, has had different owners.

The talk is in conjunction with the opening of a new exhibit at the Arctic Museum titled, "Cape Dorset and Beyond: Inuit Art from the Marcia and Robert Ellis Collection."

A reception and chance to view the new exhibit will take place in Hubbard Hall following the talk.

Free.