Opportunities: 16 June 2016


Learning, networking, conference and employment opportunities in cultural property, art crime research, antiquities trafficking research, provenance studies, and related things. Postings are not endorsements.

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1. Rescued Treasures of Italy, Exhibition, Kyiv

A temporary showing of the 17 works stolen from the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona which recovered in Ukraine. Also, Ukrainians are invited to all Verona museums for free.

When: 13-22 June 2016
Where: The Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko National Museum of Arts, Kyiv
Cost: 70/37/22 UAH which includes regular museum entry

More Info: http://khanenkomuseum.kiev.ua/2016/06/13/vryatovani-skarby-italiyi-17-kartyn-z-muzeyu-kastelvekkio-u-veroni/

2. Art, Crime and Criminals: Painting Fresh Pictures of Art Theft, Fraud and Plunder, Workshop, London

The first of a series organized at QMU by Duncan Chappell, Saskia Hufnagel, Marissa Marjos. An interesting line up of speakers.

When: 21 June 2016; 9:30–18:00
Where: Queen Mary University, Mile End Road Building: Arts One, Room: 1.28, London
Cost: Free; Regsitration requiredtration required

More Info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/art-crime-and-criminals-painting-fresh-pictures-of-art-theft-fraud-and-plunder-tickets-25099053946?aff=ehomecard
Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/art-crime-and-criminals-painting-fresh-pictures-of-art-theft-fraud-and-plunder-tickets-25099053946?aff=ehomecard#tickets

3. Permanent public display of seized art, Reggio Calabria, Italy

The state seized hundreds of paintings from mobster Gioacchino Campolo. The city of Reggio Calabria has turned 125 of these into a permanent exhibition.

When: From May 2016.
Where: Palazzo della Cultura, Reggio Calabria, Italy
Cost: Unknown

More Info: http://www.ansa.it/sito/notizie/cultura/arte/2016/05/04/un-palazzo-per-larte-strappata-a-mafia_8355fd97-4baf-48a5-aa92-2a43f63c7b39.html