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Dr. Thomas Hoving (January 15, 1931 – December 10, 2009) was an American museum executive and consultant and the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He helped launch blockbuster exhibitions, or grand spectacles that were heavily advertised and drew large crowds for weeks on end. Mr. Hoving had a major part in arranging one of the country's first museum blockbusters, the exhibition of artifacts from the tomb of the Egyptian King Tutankhamun. Mr. Hoving then spent six years as a cultural correspondent for ABC's "20/20" and, from 1981 to 1991, edited Connoisseur magazine.

Circa Date

1994

Date Digital

2015-04-15

Format

Pastel drawing

Digital Collection

Forum

Repository

NSU Archives, Nova Southeastern University

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given. U.S. and international copyright laws may protect this item. Commercial use or distribution of this digital object is not permitted without written permission of the Nova Southeastern University Archives.

Digitization Specifications

Scanned from a photographic print using a EPSON Perfection V700 Photo Scanner at 600 dpi in Tiff format

Keywords

Distinguished Speakers Series, Executive Council Forum, Forum Series, Nova Southeastern University, Lecture, Presentation

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