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Curating SOLD!

A conversation between Jane Whittaker, George Harris and guest curator of SOLD! Mark Westgarth. The exhibition SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story was staged at The Bowes Museum in January to May 2019. This ground-breaking exhibition, the first of its kind in a public museum, highlighted the key role that antique dealing has played in the development of museums. This In Conversation event, brings together the guest curator, the lead Exhibitions Officer and the Head of Collections at The Bowes Museum to discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities of staging this major exhibition. This behind the scenes discussion will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.


10 December