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Westphal’s Creative Connections Summer Series 2020
Start Date: 8/11/2020Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 8/11/2020End Time: 4:00 PM

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The History of the Barnes Museum a discussion with former Executive Director Professor Derek Gillman
Host: Derek Gillman

In 2012, the vast and diverse art collection of Albert Barnes was moved from his historic residence to its new, widely accessible home in Philadelphia. Join Professor Derek Gillman to discuss Albert Barnes’ commitment to advance equality in America through education and the new opportunities created by the museum’s move . Professor Gillman is Distinguished Teaching Professor, Art History and Museum Leadership, and Senior Adviser to the Drexel President for University Collections. From 2006 to 2013, he was Executive Director and President of the Barnes Foundation, stewarding the collection to its new home.

Westphal’s Creative Connections Summer Series 2020

As we move through the summer, the Westphal College is thrilled to introduce a series of creative discussions and workshops for the whole Drexel community to participate in. These sessions are meant to keep creative minds flowing and forge connections with current Westphal professors over multiple topics ranging from fashion in film and the role of museums, to Marvel comics and public art. Join us to take a moment and think creatively with other members of your Drexel community.


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Email: westphaladm@drexel.edu
Westphal's Creative Connections Summer Series 2020
Register for the webinar to receive the Zoom link. This virtual event is open to the Drexel community.
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