British Museum-Museo del Prado – A Glimpse at What Curators Do 1

Spanish drawings discussion
The 15-minute video that follows presents a conversation between Mark P. McDonald, the British Museum’s Assistant Keeper, Department of Prints and Drawings, and José Manuel Matilla, head of the department of drawings and prints of the Prado Museum, in which they discuss last month’s exhibition in the British Museum of Spanish drawings from the Renaissance to Goya. If  you’ve ever wondered exactly what curators do, and what their concerns are when they sit down to program an exhibition, you might find this conversation enlightening. More…