Friday, May 28, 2010

Do museums matter? Looking beyond cultural nationalism in Asia

Dr Hongnam Kim
Wednesday 7 July
Hochhauser Auditorium, Victoria and Albert Museum

Dr Hongnam Kim, former Director of the National Museum of Korea and a leading thinker on cultural policy, gives a special lecture at the V&A. She will explore the changing role of cultural institutions in Korea and other Asian countries, as they respond to the challenge of demonstrating their value to their societies in the post colonial era. A drinks reception will follow the lecture at 20.00.
Free admission