"Stolen History" with Roger Atwood

Roger Atwood giving a SAFE TOUR Roger Atwood giving a SAFE TOUR at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Roger Atwood,  the arts journalist and author of Stealing History,  inspired the idea for SAFE Tours. Atwood has given SAFE Tours at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Stealing History has been translated into three languages and is currently in its fourth printing in North America. He is a Contributing Editor at Archaeology magazine and a correspondent and critic for ARTnews. His work has also appeared recently in Scientific American, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and The Guardian. He has lectured at universities and academic conferences in Venezuela, Turkey, Peru, Canada, and throughout the United States and has received numerous fellowships, including an Alicia Patterson fellowship and a Knight International Press fellowship. He holds a B.A. in History from the University of Massachusetts and Masters in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University. Currently living in London, Atwood is the 2004 SAFE Beacon Award recipient.

His tour covers artifacts described in Stealing History including the Vicús treasures from northern Peru and the little known pieces from Batán Grande.

Also listen to SAFE’s podcast interview with Roger Atwood.

 

Past tours
Friday, December 03, 2004, Metropolitan Museum of Art 5:30 PM
Sunday, December 05, 2004, Metropolitan Museum of Art 10:30 AM
Sunday, January 02, 2005, Boston Museum of Fine Arts 10:30 AM
Sunday, January 09, 2005, Boston Museum of Fine Arts 12:30 PM
Sunday, April 10, 2005, Boston Museum of Fine Arts 10:30 AM
Sunday, April 10, 2005, Boston Museum of Fine Arts 12:30 PM
Sunday, October 02, 2005, Metropolitan Museum of Art 10:30 AM
Sunday, October 02, 2005, Metropolitan Museum of Art 12:30 PM
Friday, November 17, 2006, Metropolitan Museum of Art 6:00 PM

“Tremendously fresh and insightful perspective offered through the tour.”

A. G.