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Legal and Ethical Challenges in Art Collections Ethics

In March 2021, ACE co-sponsored a panel with the Holocaust Awareness Institute (HAI) and the Holocaust Museum Houston. Panelists included Renée Albiston, Nicholas O'Donnell, Gus Kopriva, and was moderated by ACE Director Elizabeth Campbell.

 

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Why the Nazis Looted Art and Why it Still Matters

ACE Director Elizabeth Campbell, PhD investigated the connections between Nazi art plunder and the Holocaust, and why this history of expropriation still matters in March 2021. The webinar was co-sponsored with DU's Center for Judaic Studies, the Holocaust Museum Houston and the Program in Jewish Studies at Rice University.

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Ethical Stewardship of Contemporary Native Art Panel event

Ethical Stewardship of Contemporary Native Art

This February 12, 2020 panel brought together Native artists, curators and professors.

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"Under the Hammer of the Nazis" Movie Screening

"Under the Hammer of the Nazis" Movie Screening

In April 2019 ACE screened the documentary followed by a Q&A with the current auction house owner, the provenance researcher she hired and the American family members who recovered objects.

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Center for Art Collection Ethics Launch

Associate Professor of History Elizabeth Campbell and Dan Jacobs, curator of University Collections, launched the Center for Art Collection Ethics at an event in April 2017.

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Our Event on Contemporary Native Art

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    Discussion Moderator and Professor in the DU History Department Angela Parker (Mandan, Hidatsa, Cree) (left) listens to Panelist and Ribbonworker Jan Jacobs (Osage) at the Ethical Stewardship of Contemporary Native Art panel. Alyson McClaran Photography.

  • speaker at native american art stewardship event

    Panelist Jan Jacobs (Osage), ribbonworker who has served in several positions at the Denver Art Museum as an artist-in-residence, assistant dean of education and adjunct associate curator of Native arts, speaks at the Ethical Stewardship of Contemporary Native Art event. Alyson McClaran Photography.

  • audience member at native american art stewardship event

    Guests and panelists at the pre-event reception. Melanie Yazzie (Diné, arms raised) is an artist and a professor of printmaking at University of Colorado-Boulder. Alyson McClaran Photography.

  • group photo at DU native american art event

    From left: Discussion Moderator and Professor in the DU History Department Angela Parker (Mandan, Hidatsa, Cree); Center for Art Collection Ethics Director and Professor in the DU History Department Elizabeth Campbell; Panelist, Artist and Professor of Printmaking at CU-Boulder Melanie Yazzie (Diné); and Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Daniel McIntosh. Alyson McClaran Photography.

  • john cummins and chancellor haefner in conversation

    DU Student John Cummins (left) speaks with Chancellor Jeremy Haefner at the event reception. Alyson McClaran Photography.

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