Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • From Temples of Art to Venues of Entertainment: The Evolution of the Art Museum
  • Lecture
  • 10/1/2015
  • 17:15-18:15
  • The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Host: Kress Foundation Department of Art History, Spencer Museum of Art
Event Description
Ellen Goheen worked in various positions at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art for more than three decades. During her tenure, which began in 1967, the expectations of an art museum changed drastically. Goheen shares her experiences and observations throughout this evolution, incorporating examples of projects, exhibitions and acquisitions. Please enter the building from the west entrance adjacent to Marvin Grove.