In the late 1980s the J. Paul Getty Museum, the richest museum in the world, was rocked by a scandal that forever changed the world of antiquities. A rogue curator had stolen millions from the museum’s coffers, and as was later learned some of the most prized antiquities acquired by the Getty and many famous museums had been looted from other countries. Arthur Houghton served as curator at the Getty during this period of upheaval and will provide a unique inside perspective of these momentous events that became the genesis of his recent thriller novel, Dark Athena.
Join us for an author talk followed by a wine and cheese reception on Thursday, September 28 at 6pm. Click here to register or call 860.434.1684.