Behind-scene stories of Museum of Anthropology

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Anthony Shelton, director of the Museum of Anthropology sits down with Ira Nadel to explain the process of curating exhibit.

The UBC Museum of Anthropology is a well-known and increasingly popular place to visit here in Vancouver. But did you know that it can take years to turn an idea into a splendid exhibition?

Anthony Shelton has been the director of the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia since 2004. He is also an anthropologist and teacher originally from Britain.

This Wednesday, Anthony Shelton joined us to talk about the behind-scene stories of the museum’s exhibitions. He also gave some insight into the museum’s upcoming exhibit on Portuguese folk art that will be unveiled to the public on May 12th.

You can click here for a podcast of the full episode.

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