Origins of Human Artistic Creativity | University of Oxford

Origins of Human Artistic Creativity

Speaker
Dr Gillian Morriss-Kay
Event date
Event time
18:30
Venue
Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3PP
Venue details

Entry via the South Door, Robinson Close, off South Parks Road

Event type
Gallery tours / talks
Event cost
£2 (Free to Friends of the Pitt Rivers)
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

Humans have been creating figurative art for at least 40,000 years. Professor Gillian Morriss-Kay, Chairman of the Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum, will present ideas about the evolutionary changes in perception that led to the origin and flowering of this aspect of human behaviour and will consider its practical significance.