Adobe wall, Chan Chan, Peru, Photograph by Charles Lummis (1893),
Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles (P.31810)
Joanne Pillsbury is the Pearson Curator of Ancient American Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Previously associate director of the Getty Research Institute, and prior to that, director of Pre-Columbian Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, she has also taught at the University of Maryland and the University of East Anglia. She has been the editor, co-editor, or author of numerous books and articles on ancient American art and architecture, and the history of archaeology and collecting.
Please note that there will NOT be an AIA member dinner with the speaker, but there will be a small reception after the talk.