Collecting Ourselves: On the Problems and Potential of Archives
Saturday, October 27th, 2-4PM
Maori Meeting House at the Field Museum
Join us for a public discussion on contemporary archival processes presented in partnership with the Field Museum’s Philippine Heritage Collection. Panel participants include artists, educators, and archivists who are interested in documenting oral traditions and re-examining our current systems of preserving cultural memory. On view will be a selection of objects curated by Alejandro T. Acierto from the Museum’s Philippines Collection highlighting the practical and theoretical aspects of data collection.
Admissions to the Museum will be waived for those who RSVP in advance Please be sure to include the names of everyone in your party when you RSVP. RSVP at the Eventbrite link below.
This event will be held at the Maori Meeting House Ruatepupuke II inside the Field Museum. This gallery is located on the west side of the building, just beyond the Regenstein Halls of the Pacific, on the upper level.
We ask that you please enter through the South or West entrance of the building. Upon your arrival, please let the security personnel know you are there for this event and ask for the "Marae Gallery" for directions.
Paid parking is available in the Soldier Field garage. The Museum is also easily accessible via public transportation, using either the 146 Inner Michigan Drive to Museum Campus bus, or the red/green/orange line Roosevelt exit of the L.
(Image courtesy of The Field Museum)