Weedon Lecture on the Arts of Asia

Thursday, April 25 - 6:00 PM

The World the Emperor Would Have Liked, Not That It Actually Was: Textiles, Dress, and Court in a 19th Century Mughal Painting

by Ainsley Cameron, Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art & Antiquities, Cincinnati Art Museum

Campbell Hall, Room 158


Dr. Ainsley M. Cameron is the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art and Antiquities. Cameron comes to Cincinnati with extensive professional experience in curatorial practice, having previously held positions at institutions including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the British Museum, and the British Library. She completed her doctorate at the University of Oxford in 2010, and also holds an MA from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, and a BA in Archaeology and History from the University of Toronto. She has published, delivered lectures, and organized exhibitions on the historic and contemporary arts of India, and participated in a major reinstallation project while at Philadelphia, transforming their suite of South Asian art galleries. In Cameron’s role at the Cincinnati Art Museum, she is responsible for the acquisition, research, and display of the museum’s South Asian, Near Eastern, Islamic, and Antiquities collections.


UVA School of Architecture
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Event Type
Lecture / Workshop


The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia

Date / Time

Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM