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John Leroux

Curator - Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Participates in 2 items

John Leroux has practiced in the fields of art history, architecture, visual art, curation, and education. He is currently the manager of collections and exhibitions at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Leroux holds a bachelor of architecture degree from McGill University, a master’s in art history from Concordia University, and a PhD in history from the University of New Brunswick, where his doctoral research involved the exploration of Modernism in New Brunswick between 1930 and 1975, focusing on its cultural and socio-political reach. He has published sixteen books on art and architecture, including “Building New Brunswick: an architectural history,” “Glorious Light: the Stained Glass of Fredericton” and "A Vision in Wood and Stone: The Architecture of Mount Allison University". He was selected to be a team member of Canada’s official entry at the 2012 Venice Biennale in Architecture, and he has taught at the University of New Brunswick, the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, and St. Thomas University. 

Sessions in which John Leroux participates

Sunday 5 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which John Leroux attends

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 10:00 | 1 hour
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

What if we changed our views on heritage? And if heritage has already changed? While, on the global scene, states maintain their leading role in the mobilization of social and territorial histories, on the local scale, regions, neighbourhoods and parishes have changed. Citizens and communities too: they latch on to heritage to express an unprecedented range of belongings that no law seems to be able to take measures to contain, often to the discontent of...