Museums Talk
Museums Talk 2014 - 2015
Tuesday 20 January 2015 - 00:00 to Wednesday 21 January 2015 - 00:00
Istanbul Modern, Istanbul and Merinos ACCC, Bursa

Developing Museum Collections: Limited Resources, Unlimited Partnerships

Simon Groom, Director
Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art

20 January 2015 Tuesday, 19.00, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul

21 January 2015 Wednesday, 14.00, Merinos Atatürk Congress Culture Centre, Bursa 

Simon Groom, the Director of the Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art, will discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead of art museums to develop their collection in times of crisis. He will present successful partnerships the museum has forged to enable a rich programme of displays and exhibitions that makes innovative use of its collections. these include artist rooms, held jointly with the Tate on behalf of the nation, an inspirational collection of modern and contemporary art by some of the most significant artists of the 20th century; “From Death To Death And Other Small Tales”, an exhibition that combined works from the gallery’s collection and that of the collector, Dimitris Daskalopoulos; as well as Generation, a hugely ambitious nationwide programme of exhibitions in 2014 looking at 25 years of contemporary art in Scotland. 

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For talks in Bursa there's no need for regsitration but please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. It is advisable to come early to avoid disappointment.

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