Art Crime Exhibition Opening in Washington DC on March 22

ARCA staff and volunteers are putting together an exhibit at the National Museum of Crime and Punishment, and there is an opening on March 22.  Here are the details:
in partnership with
 cordially invites you to the opening of the exhibit
The Dark Arts; Thieves, Forgers and Tomb Raiders
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March 22, 2010  
at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment
 575 7th Street NW

6:00- guests are invited to tour the museum at their leisure

7:00- Curator Colette Loll Marvin presents the exhibit and guest speakers:

 Anthony Amore
Director of Security for the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum
will discuss the largest art theft in history on its 20th anniversary.

Robert K. Wittman
  former special agent & senior investigator for the FBI Art Crime Team
will discuss cases from his distinguished career as detailed in his new book Priceless.

8:00- Reception with light hors D’oeuvres and drinks will follow.

RSVP is required by 3/15/2010 to  
 You must have your invitation to enter this event.
 Special thanks to:
Art Guard
Ferretti Designs 
Corcoran Caterering
Windows Caterering

*ARCA (Association for Research into Crimes against Art)
 is an interdisciplinary think tank/research group on contemporary issues in art crime. This international non-profit organization studies issues in art crime & cultural property protection, runs educational programs, & consults on art protection & recovery issues brought to them by police, governments, museums, places of worship, & other public institutions.
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