The Iraq National Museum – Rehabilitation and Reopening

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:00pm1:00pm
North Building - Lower Level
Reservation required. For tickets, call 720-913-0040.

Dr. Gordon Davis was director of the Iraq Cultural Heritage Project in Baghdad between 2009 and 2011. His talk will focus on the repair and renovation of the Iraq National Museum, reopening of the Museum's eleven galleries, relocation of world famous collections to modern collection storage, and the process of capacity-building for museum and archaeology professionals in Iraq.

Doors open at 11:30 am. 

Free for Asian Art Association members, $5 for teachers and students, $7 for DAM members, $10 others.

DAM members, please stop at the Welcome Center to get your general admission ticket. For nonmembers, general admission ticket is not required for lecture but only for gallery admission.

Reservations required. Pay for tickets at registration table on lower level.

For details, e-mail Beverly Little at blittle@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0040.

Sponsored by the Asian art Association, a DAM support group.

 

Image credits: Iraq National Museum entrance. Photo by Dr. Gordon Davis.