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An evening with Dr Alexander Sturgis, Director of the Ashmolean Museum 29th Sept. 2015

 

You and a guest are invited to join us for an evening with:
Dr Alexander Sturgis, Director of the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology


Dr Sturgis will reflect on his first year at the Ashmolean Museum and
share his ambitions for the world’s first public museum.

 

Tuesday 29 September 2015 at 6:00 pm

Downtown Harvard Club of Boston
1 Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110

 

 

 

 

Dr Alexander Sturgis – Director
The Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology


In October 2014, Dr Alexander Sturgis became the Director of the Ashmolean Museum having had a distinguished career as the Director of the Holburne Museum, Bath, since 2005. While at the Holburne, Dr Sturgis oversaw a renovation of the Museum that included a $20 million extension. Prior to becoming the Director of the Holburne Museum, Dr Sturgis worked at the National Gallery, London, for 15 years, in various posts including Exhibitions and Programmes Curator from 1999–2005.

Dr Sturgis is an alumnus of University College, Oxford and the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.