Curating the Moon

Art History Research Seminar

Date: Tuesday 3 March

Time: 18:15

Venue: The Drawing Room

Speaker: Dr Melanie Vandenbrouck, Curator of Art, Royal Museums Greenwich


Dr Melanie Vandenbrouck is an art historian, writer and curator. She has worked at the Courtauld Institute of Art, where she earned a PhD, and in the V&A’s Sculpture department. She is now Curator of Art at the Royal Museums Greenwich, where she is responsible for the post-1800 art collection. There, she has curated a number of collection displays and artist interventions, worked on the redevelopment of the Queen’s House as an art gallery for its 400th anniversary, and is a judge of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. In 2019, she curated two major exhibitions, The Moon at Royal Museums Greenwich, and Moonlight at the Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg. Melanie’s wider interests include the dialogue(s) between science and the arts, and artistic responses to the climate emergency.

We are very fortunate to have Melanie coming to speak to us about her latest work on the lunar exhibitions, and we encourage anyone with an interest in the intersection between science and the arts to attend!

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Header image: Agnes Meyer-Brandis (2011) ©