FREE EVENT: The Evolving Role of Museums and Architecture in Fostering Cultural Engagement
Title: The evolving role of Museums and Architecture in Fostering Cultural Engagement
Date: Wednesday, May 17th
Location: Palazzo Franchetti, Venice
Time: 4.30 – 5.30 pm
Cost: Free. Registration optional
Introduction by Roberto Calarota
- Alejandro Aravena
- Ben Van Berkel
- Sheikha Reem al Thani
- Moderator Jelena Trkulja.
How can museums become players in the social and cultural life of a nation? And what is the impact that architecture can have in shaping its cultural landscape?
These themes will be at the center of an insightful talk Wednesday 17th may, at 4.30 pm, in the spaces of Palazzo Franchetti where the exhibition “Building a Creative Nation: Qatar 2005-2030” opened last Saturday.
Sheikha Reem al Thani in discussion with renowned architects Alejandro Aravena and Ben van Berkel, will discuss the role architecture and museums can play in fostering local talent, promoting cultural heritage, and engaging with communities. The discussion will be moderated by Jelena Trkulja.
Free entry. Registration optional.