Draper and Museum Studies are proud to co-sponsor a talk with Leah Dilworth about the City Reliquary in Brooklyn. The talk will be held in the Draper office next week and all are welcome to attend. Please see below for more details.
Re-Purposing the Past at The City Reliquary
Friday, April 8 — 5:00 – 7:00 PM — 14 University Place, Ground Floor
Professor of English, Long Island University
Resident Academic, The City Reliquary
The City Reliquary is a not-for-profit community museum and civic organization in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Through permanent display of New York City artifacts, rotating exhibits of community collections, and annual cultural events, The City Reliquary connects visitors to the city’s past and present.
Leah Dilworth is a Professor of English at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus. She has written and lectured widely on cultural meanings of tourism, collecting, the history of craft in America, and museums. She is the author of Imagining Indians in the Southwest: Persistent Visions of a Primitive Past and editor of Acts of Possession: Collecting in America.