Date:  Monday, April 27, 2015, 6:00pm

Location:  Harvard University, Northwest Building, Room B-103, 52 Oxford Street,

Cambridge, MA

Public lecture with Leah Dickerman, Marlene Hess Curator of Painting and

Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, and Tom Rockwell, Director,

Exhibits and Media Studio, Exploratorium, San Francisco

In this year’s seminar on innovative curatorial practice, two cutting-edge museum

professionals will reflect on the role museum exhibitions play in exploring social,

political, and historic experiences through art and science. Leah Dickerman will discuss

MoMA’s new exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other

Visions of the Great Movement North (April 3-September 7, 2015). Tom Rockwell will

talk about his institution’s exhibition The Science of Sharing: Investigating Competition,

Cooperation, and Social Interaction. The presentations will be followed by a

conversation, moderated by Laurel Ulrich, 300th Anniversary Professor, Harvard

University, about trends in museums.

Free event parking available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage

Co-sponsored by the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and the Harvard Art

Museums as part of the Harvard Museums’ Seminar on Innovative Curatorial Practice