SOAS University of London

History of Art and Archaeology

Study Day: The Asian Art Ecosystem


Date: 30 July 2021Time: 9:45 AM

Finishes: 30 July 2021Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Virtual Event

Type of Event: Celebration

The Asian Art Ecosystem:
Museums, Education, and the Art Market

An online Study Day in celebration of Dr Heather Elgood MBE, Founder and Director Emerita of the SOAS Postgraduate Diploma in Asian ArtSOAS Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art.

Join us for a study day exploring the interconnected academic, museological, cultural and commercial components of Asian Art ecosystem. A series of panels will explore a range of topics, from conservation, curation and collection in museums, to institutional leadership in the arts, from the challenges of a changing educational landscape to the evolving Asian art market in a digital age.

Featuring panelists from the SOAS Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art’s global alumni community, coming together to discuss their past, current, and future projects, and to offer insights into the challenges and opportunities facing the sector today. Join us to be a part of a series of dynamic and interactive discussions, and to celebrate the legacy of our course’s founder and director emerita Dr Heather Elgood MBE, on the day of her retirement.

The entire day is now available for you to view at your leisure via Youtube at this link.

Organiser: SOAS Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art

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