The University of Delaware presents
Robert K. Wittman
Tuesday, April 9, 6:30 p.m.
Trabant University Center (W. Main St., UD Campus, Newark, DE)
Free. Open to the public. Please pre-register to guarantee your seat.
This event is sold out. Extra seats may be available the night of the event; however, there is no waiting list. If extra seats are available, they will be offered on a first come, first served basis that night. You are welcome to show up to the event to see if extra seats are available, however please note that space is not guaranteed.
Renowned art investigator Robert K. Wittman founded the FBI’s National Art Crime Team and, during his 20 years as a special agent, recovered more than $300 million worth of stolen art and cultural patrimony. Wittman will discuss some of his cases and show actual video footage of sting operations. He also will talk about the careers that exist in the field of investigating and protecting against art crime.
The lecture will be followed by a reception and book signing in the Multipurpose Room in Trabant. This program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Parking is available at the garage adjacent to Trabant.
This program is a collaboration between the undergraduates of the Art History Club and the alumni of the Friends of Art History. Support for this event comes from UD’s Allocations Board, the Friends of Art History, the UD Alumni Association, the Art History Club, CAPE, the Center for Material Culture Studies, the Art Conservation Club, the League of Historians, and Phi Alpha Delta.