Metropolitan Museum Director Thomas Campbell to be Keynote Speaker for The Charleston Art & Antiques Forum in March

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CHARLESTON, SC .- Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will deliver the Keynote Address for The Charleston Art & Antiques Forum on March 16. The 2011 Forum’s opening night event marks Mr. Campbell’s first lecture in Charleston. The distinguished art historian and curator, who became the museum’s ninth Director in 2009, will speak on Old World Splendor for New World Magnates: Collecting Tapestry in America. The Keynote Address will be held at 7 p.m. in the historic 1845 Courtroom at the Confederate Home, 23 Chalmers Street. Audience members will have an opportunity to meet Mr. Campbell at the reception following his lecture. The Charleston Art & Antiques Forum, scheduled from Wednesday, March 16 through Sunday, March 20, launches the historic city’s celebrated “Antiques Week”. The fourteen