Francis Haskell Memorial Lecture 2011
- National Gallery |
- Lecture |
- Friday, 28 October 2011 - 18:30 until 19:30
'Museums are institutions that collect.' 'Museums enable people to explore collections.' – Museums Association
Many museums were established for a purpose other than creating or housing collections. Sir Mark Jones, former Director of the V&A, tries to understand the present day emphasis on collections through the examination of collecting as a behaviour and the relationship of that behaviour to museums.