Special lecture on the Rockefeller family by art historian Andrew Hopkins

by Lorraine Williamson
Rockefeller family art lecture at Hugo´s

MARBELLA – Art historian Andrew Hopkins gives a lecture in Marbella about the influential and wealthy Rockefeller family. He sheds light on this American family’s legacy as art collectors, as well as their embarrassing family secrets. 

The English-language event “The Rockefellers, a Dynasty of Art Collectors” is organised by The Arts Society. It will take place on May 30 at 6.30 pm at Hugo Investing in Marbella. 

Andrew Hopkins 

Andrew Hopkins is an associate professor at the University of L’Aquila in Italy and former assistant director of the British School in Rome. He has received numerous awards for his pioneering work in architectural history research. 

During the lecture, he will give a glimpse into the impressive art collection of the Rockefeller family and their philanthropic contributions to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. He will also share some of their most closely guarded secrets and scandals based on his personal experiences while working at Harvard University. 


CEO of Hugo Investing, Kaspar Huijsman, will close the event with an overview of the family’s impressive investments over the years. 

Tickets for this rare opportunity to gain insight into one of the most powerful families in American history are available for €12, which includes a welcome drink. Spaces are limited and reservations can be made via this link. 


17.30 – 18.30 Doors open 

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18.30 – 19.30 Lecture 

19.30 – 20.30 Meet and greet with drinks 

Location: Hugo Investing in Marbella 

Ticket price: €12 (including welcome drink). Please pay in cash or by machine at the entrance to The Arts Society Organisation. 

About Hugo Investing 

Hugo is a regulated broker that cares for investors. Hugo offers a safe bank account with Saxo Bank, a Danish bank under the protection of the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA). Clients have access to three advanced trading platforms and unlimited coaching from a team of experts. Furthermore, Hugo’s team has been helping investors in Spain for 17 years. During office hours they can drop by whenever they want. 

About The Arts Society 

The Arts Society Benahavis is a local chapter of The Arts Society, a UK organisation dedicated to promoting and understanding the arts and heritage. The association organises lectures, visits to museums and galleries, and offers educational programmes and volunteer opportunities. It is an active community of art lovers who regularly organise events in the south of Spain. The organisation hopes to make the art world more accessible to everyone. 


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