Next month we’ll be heading East for several lectures and book events. Please help us spread the word:
October 20th: University of Pennsylvania will host us for a 12:30 pm lecture at the Penn Museum’s Cultural Heritage Center.
NYU’s Department of Classics will be hosting us for an evening chat. Details TBA.
October 25: The National Art Club in New York City hosts us for a lecture and book signing. Details here.
October 26th: Archaeological Institute of America The Institute’s New York Society will host us for an evening talk about Chasing Aphrodite. Details here.
October 27: Harvard Club of NYC will be hosting us for a lecture, book signing and dinner. (Members only.)
October 28: Beacon Award Dinner. SAFE will host a dinner honoring Jason and Ralph for “their dedication to uncovering the truth” about the role of museums and the illicit antiquities trade. Details here.
October 29: Walters Museum of Art in Baltimore. Museum Director Gary Vikan will be moderating a public talk with Ralph, Jason and Arthur Houghton, the former interim Getty antiquities curator and a staunch advocate of collector’s rights. Discussion at 2pm, followed by book signing. Details here.
We also have some exciting events in Southern California lined up for November:
November 2: Chapman University. The Department of Art and Chapman Law School will host Jason for an evening lecture and book signing. Details TBA.
November 12: An Insiders Tour of the Getty Villa. Jason will lead a tour of the Getty Villa, discussing the Getty’s origins, the highlights of its controversial antiquities collection and its recent collaboration with Italy. Organized by SAFE Tours. Details TBA.
Hope to see you at one of these. To suggest an event near you, please contact us: ChasingAphrodite@gmail.com