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2016-11-22 - Hennessey Lecture to Take Place Next Week

"Museums of the 21st Century" is the topic of the 2016 Hennessey Lecture that will be presented by Globe and Mail Architecture Critic Alex Bozikovic taking place on Thursday, December 1 at 7 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre at Confederation Centre of the Arts.
Mr. Bozikovic has been writing and speaking on the topics of architecture and urbanism for more than a decade.  His work has been published in Wallpaper, Dwell, Azure, The Walrus and more other publications.  He is also the winner of a Canadian National Magazine Award. Mr. Bozikovic will present an overview of modern museums.

Contributing to the discussion will be a panel composed of UPEI History Professor Susan Brown; writer, printer, and developer Peter Rukavina; artist Becka Viau, and Colonel Gray student Claire Chilton who will present a visual arts project "The Museum of Me."

Pan Wendt, curator with Confederation Centre’s Art Gallery, will moderate the discussion. 

The Hennessey Lecture, dedicated to architecture and urban landscape, is presented in partnership with the Prince Edward Island Architects’ Association and the Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation.  It was set up by the City of Charlottetown in 2010 to recognize the accomplishments of heritage activist Catherine Hennessey who has been working for many years to promote an understanding of the importance of our urban landscape.

There is no fee or pre-registration required to attend.

For more information, contact Jesse Morton at 902-629-4108 or Silva Stojak at Silva@bghj.com.

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Media contact:
Jennifer Gavin
Communications Officer
City of Charlottetown
902-629-4102
jgavin@charlottetown.ca



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