NGV Programs presents:

The history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection and presentation of modern art, from 1870 to the present

Gary Tinterow, Engelhard Chairman, Nineteenth Century, Modern and Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Join us for an evening lecture on twentieth century art by the 2011 Australian International Cultural Foundation Visiting Scholar and discover how The Met’s collecting practices aided in the creation of other New York institutions such as MoMA and the Whitney. This lecture is generously supported by the Australian International Cultural Foundation, an affiliate of Art Exhibitions Australia.

Date: Thursday 24th March, 6pm.

Venue: Clemenger BBDO Auditorium, NGV International (enter North Entrance, via Arts Centre forecourt), NGV International.

Cost: Free. Bookings not essential but seats are limited.