Behind the Scenes of Art Museum Security and Theft -- "virtual" program Aug. 18
The International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR) in New York announces a "virtual" IFAR Evening on Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. EDT: an illustrated talk and conversation with John Barelli, Ph.D., Former Chief Security Officer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Author, Stealing the Show: A History of Art and Crime in Six Thefts. Dr. Barelli will discuss behind-the-scenes information involved in protecting the precious objects in the Metropolitan Museum; the different types of security lapses -- and thieves -- he encountered; the changes in security and procedures over his almost 40 years at the museum; and other issues.
The program includes Q&A and discussion.
Registration is necessary -- see Programs & Events.
- Sharon Flescher, Ph.D., Executive Director