East West Center Sarajevo has invited Mr. Chris Dercon to hold a public lecture on April 26th, 2014 on the importance of culture and museums in particular. Mr. Chris Dercon is the director of Tate Modern London gallery and one of the most prominent cultural thinkers in the world. The public lecture was attended by a significant number (approx. 300 participants) of the local artists, cultural officers, students, and media representatives. The public lecture was held in the Main Hall of the Parliament building of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This was the first time that such an event took place at this institution.