Heritage Malta, in collaboration with St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, has the pleasure to announce a public lecture by Sarah Medlam, former Deputy Keeper at the Victoria and Albert Museum of London. The lecture entitled ‘Meeting the Audience: the art of making a gallery’ will be held on Thursday 6th March at the Music Room, St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Valletta, at 6.30 p.m.
Sarah Medlam is a furniture historian specializing in European furniture. In 2012, she retired as Deputy Keeper of the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum, where she had worked for twenty years. She has been responsible for a variety of gallery projects, of all sizes, and between 1996 and 2001 was the Deputy Curator of the British Galleries Project, the first element of the V&A’s Futureplan Project, which is now well into its second phase, and which was subsequently awarded the European Museum of the Year Award Prize in 2004.