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Dalila Scruggs

Dalila Scruggs comes to the Brooklyn Museum from the Williams College Museum of Art, where she served as Mellon Curatorial Fellow for Diversity in the Arts since 2009. In that position, which straddled curatorial and education, she curated African American and the American Scene, 1929-45, assisted with a reinstallation of the permanent collection, and taught a survey course of African American art. Dalila earned a Ph.D. in Art History from Harvard University, where she focused on African American art and traditional West African art. An essay drawn for her dissertation was recently published in Early African American Print Culture (edited by Lara Langer Cohen and Jordan Alexander Stein).

Dans un Café à Paris (Leigh Whipper), 1939

Fund for African American Art: New Acquisition

As many of you know, the Brooklyn Museum launched the Fund for African American Art a few years ago. This ambitious initiative, which was covered…

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