Ted Talk: Curating the Metropolitan Museum of ArtOctober 6, 2012 0 comments Print Article
As part of our exploration of the Arts and Public Education opportunities in Jacksonville, join us for a moment to listen to the thoughts and ideas of other institutional leaders in the world. After the jump, Metrojpolitan Museum of Art Director, Thomas P.Campbell on what makes a museum space valuable!
As the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Thomas P. Campbell thinks deeply about curatingnot just selecting art objects, but placing them in a setting where the public can learn their stories. With glorious images, he shows how his curation philosophy works for displaying medieval tapestriesand for the over-the-top fashion/art of Alexander McQueen. (From The Design Studio session at TED2012, guest-curated by Chee Pearlman and David Rockwell.)