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Reception for British Museum Partnership at TARA, January 2013

TARA welcomed a number of its partners and supporters to a reception at its headquarters.

Reception for British Museum Partnership at TARA
Dr. Christian Turner, the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom together with Dr Idle Farah, Director of the National Museums of Kenya.

TARA welcomed a number of its partners and supporters to a reception at its headquarters on 29 January 2013 in recognition of its new partnership with the British Museum.

In attendance were Dr. Christian Turner, the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom;  Mr. David Angell, the High Commissioner of Canada; Dr Idle Farah, Director of the National Museums of Kenya;  Alison Coutts, Country Director,  British Council Kenya; Christa Meindersma, Director of the Prince Claus Fund and members of the TARA Board.

The event coincided with the visit of Dr Lissant Bolton, Keeper for Africa, Oceania and the Americas and Elisabeth Galvin, Curator of African Rock Art Images, who are leading the British Museum’s project to acquire the TARA Rock Art Archive and make it freely available online.

Terry Little, TARA's COO, Dr Purity Kiura, Head of Archeology Department at National Museums of Kenya and Elisabeth Galvin, Curator of African Rock Art Images
L to R: Terry Little, TARA’s COO, Dr Purity Kiura, Head of Archaeology Department at National Museums of Kenya and Elisabeth Galvin, Curator of African Rock Art Images.

Dr Lissant Bolton, Keeper for Africa, Oceania and the Americas, Dr Idle Farah, Director of the National Museums of Kenya
L to R: Dr Lissant Bolton, Keeper for Africa, Oceania and the Americas, Dr Idle Farah, Director of the National Museums of Kenya.

Alison Coutts, Country Director, British Council Kenya
Right: Alison Coutts, Country Director, British Council Kenya.

Christa Meindersma, Director of the Prince Claus Fund with with the Canadian High Commissioner David Angell.
Christa Meindersma, Director of the Prince Claus Fund with with the Canadian High Commissioner David Angell.

Dr. Christian Turner, the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom with David Coulson, TARA's Chairman
Dr. Christian Turner, the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom with David Coulson, TARA’s Chairman.

David Coulson, TARA's Chairman addressing the guests at Reception
David Coulson, TARA’s Chairman addressing the guests at Reception.