Roundtables: Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Artists, including those featured in the exhibition Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties, come together for a series of intergenerational conversations and performances dealing with the challenges of cultural activism during the Civil Rights era and today. The afternoon's schedule follows:
Roundtable with Witness artists Jack Whitten, Bruce Davidson, and Mark di Suvero and artists LaToya Ruby Frazier and Abigail DeVille; moderated by Teresa A. Carbone, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art.
Roundtable with Witness artists Ademola Olugebefola and Jae Jarrell and artists Leslie Hewitt, Adam Pendleton, Steffani Jemison, and Kambui Olujimi; moderated by Kellie Jones, Associate Professor, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University.
Performance by Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr., music scholar, pianist, and composer.
Tickets are included in Museum general admission, and seating is first-come, first served. To guarantee seating, advance purchase is recommended at www.museumtix.com or at our Visitor Center. Free for Members; to reserve, call the Membership Hotline at (718) 501-6326 or email Membership.
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