Corine Wegener: Heritage in the Crosshairs: The Smithsonian Cultural Resource Initiative

Last occurred: Thursday, February 9 at 11:00 am

cori-wegener-photoPreserving cultural heritage is a priority for the Smithsonian Institution, which is developing a disaster plan to conserve and restore cultural heritage collections throughout the world. Corine Wegener, formerly the associate curator of Decorative Arts at Mia, is now the Cultural Preservation Officer at the Smithsonian and specializes in armed conflict mitigation, disaster risk reduction, and cultural recovery of artifacts and art. Read more about Wegener in the Friends Newsletter,

Free tickets for Friends are available January 15 through artsmia.org or 612.870.6323. Tickets available January 17 for the general public. Overflow seating in the Wells Fargo Community Room.


The Mark and Mary Goff Fiterman Lectures are presented by the Friends of the Institute and Mia.


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