United States vs. Art Thieves: Priceless Tales of the FBI's Real Indiana Jones
|Event name:||United States vs. Art Thieves: Priceless Tales of the FBI's Real Indiana Jones|
|Date:||April 1, 2014|
|Time:||7:00 PM to 8:00 PM|
|Location:||Colket Center Wortmann Ballroom|
|Event Type:||Speakers & Lectures|
Robert Wittman, former senior investigator/founder of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Art Crime Team and author of The New York Times bestseller, “Priceless: How I went undercover to rescue the world’s stolen treasures,” will discuss his lengthy career and his advocacy for the importance of art historical objects.
Wittman’s work in recovering more than $300 million in stolen art and cultural property has taken him around the world to recover items that include ancient Peruvian golden artifacts, a Rembrandt painting and Geronimo’s eagle-feathered war bonnet. This talk is sponsored by Roanoke’s Art History Program, the Turk Pre-Law Program, and the Department of Fine Arts.
|Open to the Public|