September 6, 2011 - A former senior investigator of the FBI’s National Art Crime Team will discuss stolen art and the law Thursday, Sept. 8, in a lecture co-hosted by the University of Houston Law Center. The presentation by Robert K. Wittman, author of the best seller Priceless, is free to UH students, faculty, and staff. Tickets and ID are required.
“Pursuing the Priceless: Stolen Art, Investigation, and the Law,” will be at 9:00 a.m. Thursday in the *Cullen Performance Hall. .
Lecture by Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Crime Team
Sept. 8, 2011
9 a.m. - Free lecture for UH community
7 p.m. - Lecture at MFAH's Brown Auditorium
Join us for a presentation by Robert K. Wittman, former senior investigator of the FBI’s National Art Crime Team and author of The New York Times best seller "Priceless".
Wittman will present the lecture “Pursuing the Priceless: Stolen Art, Investigation and the Law” free to members of the UH community at 9 a.m., Sept. 8 in the *Cullen Performance Hall. . Admission to this event is free, but tickets and a UH ID are required. Seating is limited; Reserved seats will be released five minutes before the lecture for visitors with ID, but without a ticket.
Wittman also will deliver a presentation at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Brown Auditorium (1001 Bissonnet. St.) at 7 p.m., Sept. 8. Tickets for this event are $10. Seating is also limited.
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This event is presented by the University of Houston’s Blaffer Art Museum, Law Center, Honors College, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Student Program Board, Alumni Association, and Office of Human Resources. It is being underwritten by Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. Additional support for Wittman’s lecture has been provided by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, KUHF 88.7 FM, the UH School of Theatre and Dance, and Brazos Bookstore.