Arts Patronage in Modern America
(Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford)
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Arts Patronage in Modern America: An International Conference

Wednesday 26 - Friday 28 June 2019 

Sponsored by: Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, Terra Foundation for American Art, The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities, and the British Association for American Studies.

This interdisciplinary conference will feature papers by emerging and established scholars from around the world whose work deals with American arts patronage from the early twentieth century to the present day. 

On Wednesday 26 June, from 15.00-16.30, John R. Blakinger, Terra Visiting Professor of American Art, University of Oxford, will deliver his plenary, ‘“To Remain Silent Is To Be  Complicit”: Arts Funding in the Trump Era'.

On Thursday 27 June, from 15.00-16.30, Mary Anne Goley, Founding Director of the Fine Arts Program of the Federal Reserve Board will deliver her plenary, ‘Playing by the Rules, How I Directed the Fine Arts Program of the Federal Reserve Board, 1975 thru 2006’.

Both of the above plenaries are free and open to the public. Registration is via Eventbrite, short links above. 

Panel presentations will be held at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, from 9.30-14.30 on Wednesday 26 June, from 9.15-14.30 on Thursday 27 June, and from 9.15-12.45 on Friday 28 June. 

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