The National Museum of Cambodia: Preserving Cultural Heritage
Date: Tuesday February 22, 2011, at 7 pm
Location: Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Admission: Free. Reservation required
Hab Touch, Director General, Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts in Cambodia and the former director of the National Museum of Cambodia (NMC), and Paul Jett, head of the Department of Conservation and Scientific Research at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, speak about the conservation of bronzes from the collection of the NMC, followed by a conversation with Getty Conservation Institute's Sean Charette about Cambodia's cultural heritage and the role the NMC has played in its preservation. Complements the exhibition Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia.