Roger Atwood giving a SAFE TOUR at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Arts journalist and author Roger Atwood inspired the idea for SAFE Tours with his book Stealing History. He has given SAFE Tours at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Roger Atwood is a Contributing Editor at Archaeology magazine and a correspondent and critic for ARTnews. His work has also appeared recently in Scientific American, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and The Guardian. He has lectured at universities and academic conferences in Venezuela, Turkey, Peru, Canada, and throughout the United States and has received numerous fellowships, including an Alicia Patterson fellowship and a Knight International Press fellowship.

Stealing History by Roger Atwood

Stealing History has been translated into three languages and is currently in its fourth printing in North America. He holds a B.A. in History from the University of Massachusetts and Masters in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University. Currently living in London, Atwood is the 2004 SAFE Beacon Award recipient.

His tour covers artifacts described in Stealing History including the Vicús treasures from northern Peru and the little known pieces from Batán Grande.

Tremendously fresh and insightful perspective offered through the tour.A. G.

Also listen to SAFE’s podcast interview with Roger Atwood.