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Two symposia on US cultural property policy reform

Events to be held this month in New York and Washington, DC

The Committee for Cultural Policy, is organising two important events on cultural property policy this month. On 10 April, “Reform of US Cultural Property Policy: Accountability, Transparency, and Legal Certainty”, takes place at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, from 1:30pm to 5:30 pm. Distinguished legal scholars, museum directors, and cultural policy specialists will discuss issues raised in A Proposal to Reform US Law and Policy Relating to the International Exchange of Cultural Property, by William G. Pearlstein.

Then, on 30 April, the “Roundtable on Reform: US Cultural Property Policy, Law and the Public Interest” will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, from 12pm to 2pm. Leading US museum directors will take part, including Gary Vikan, of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Timothy Rub, of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and president of the Association of Art Museum Directors, and Timothy Potts, of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

For more info and to register: committeeforculturalpolicy.org

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