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Culture Matters: A Future in the Humanities

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The University of Auckland

20 Symonds Street

Auckland, Auckland 1010

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Bringing cultural history, art and tangible matter to the forefront of the discussion, ‘Culture Matters’ argues for the significance of histories and why the past matters to us.
Engage in a conversation about the value of arts, ownership of the past, gallery and museum spaces, and the future of cultural heritage.

You’ll have the opportunity to hear from professionals in the arts sector including:

Alice Tyler (Assistant Curator, Gus Fisher Gallery)
Amiria Puia-Taylor (Creative Director, Aotearoa Urban Arts Trust)
Billie Lythberg (Senior Research Fellow, University of Auckland Business School)
Caroline Ennen (Collections Assistant, National Museum of the Royal NZ Navy)
Claire Freeman (Collections Manager, National Museum of the Royal NZ Navy)
Cora-Allan Wickliffe (Curator and Exhibitions Manager, Corban Arts Estate)
Emma Jameson (Assistant Curator, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki)
Francis McWhannell (Freelance writer & curator)
Grace Alty (Jonathan Grant Dealer Gallery & ARTIS Gallery)
Grace Lai (Applied Arts Curator, Auckland Museum)
Jess Douglas (Freelance writer, Art News NZ)
Joanne Graves (Senior Librarian in Local History, Auckland Council & Central Library)
Linda Tyler (Director, Centre of Art Studies University of Auckland & Gus Fisher Gallery)
Lindsay Diggelmann (Faculty of Arts, Dean & Senior Lecturer in History)
Michael Wynd (Researcher & Public Historian, National Museum of the Royal NZ Navy)
Michelle Smith (Historian & Curator, Papakura Museum)
Rebecca Phillips (Archaeologist & Anthropology Lecturer, University of Auckland Faculty of Arts)
Shaun Higgins (Pictorial Curator, Auckland Museum)
Vincent Lipanovich (Director, New Zealand Maritime Museum)
Zoe Hoeberigs (Curator, Malcolm Smith Gallery)


SYMPOSIUM DETAILS
Date: Saturday 30th of September 2017
Time: 1-6pm
Location: University of Auckland Engineering Building (401) Lecture Theatre 439

Organised by the Art History Society in conjunction with the University of Auckland History Society. With support from the Faculty of Arts.

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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

$6 weekend parking is available at the Owen G Glen Building. Alternatively, there are car parks on Symonds Street, opposite Owen Glen, and at Grafton. Central city public transport is recommended.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Megan Shaw- President of the Art History Society: megan@arthistorysociety.co.nz

Hannah Pym- Vice President of the History Society: vp@uoahistory.co.nz

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