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Thursday, October 07, 2010

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Lunch & Learn: Chamber of Wonders & Collectors' Cabinets Series: Nancy Zinn

Nancy Zinn, Associate Director for Collections and Exhibitions, explores the many reasons why people collect and reveals insights about her personal collecting habits.

Lunch & Learn Chamber of Wonders & Collector's Cabinets Series
When does the practice of collecting become more than the desire to learn, know or own something? In this light-hearted talk, "Curiosity Or Compulsion? Confessions of A Crazed Collector," Nancy Zinn, Associate Director for Collections and Exhibitions, explores the many reasons why people collect and reveals insights about her personal collecting habits.

Each speaker in this autumn series explores impulses of building collections, in the Wunderkammer tradition, in conjunction with the Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos & Toys in the Attic exhibition.

Where
Graham Auditorium, The Walters Art Museum

When
Thursday, October 7, 12:15–1:15 p.m.

Price
Free, bring your own light lunch

Media Contact
Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277, amannarino@thewalters.org