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Relics, Sacred and Profane
Between Love and Loss: The Collector’s Secret
Theatres of Memory: Order, Space, and History
In concert with the upcoming 21st annual Art Show, ADAA will host a series of lectures by renowned historian, novelist, and journalist Philipp Blom, Objects of Passion: Reflections on the History of Collections and Collectors, February 20th–21st. Encapsulating a cultural history of collecting, the series will consist of three lectures that will trace firstly, what we collect when we collect; secondly, the driving passions of collectors; and finally, the dramatization and organization of collections since the Renaissance.