A Convening on Black Institution-Building
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Honor the trailblazing contributions of leaders who founded and sustain Black cultural spaces and art institutions during a day of conversation, commemoration, and skill sharing.
1 pm Introduction: Alicia Le'Von Boone, Associate Curator of Public Programs, Brooklyn Museum
Session 1: Independent Art and Social Spaces
1:05 pm Keynote Interview: Linda Goode Bryant, Just Above Midtown, interviewed by Joeonna Bellorado-Samuels, We Buy Gold
1:30 pm Case Studies: Independent Art and Social Spaces, moderated by Ashley James, Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum
2 pm Roundtable: Independent Art and Social Spaces
2:25 pm Break
Session 2: Museums and Cultural Institutions
2:35 pm Keynote Interview: Thelma Golden, The Studio Museum in Harlem, interviewed by Kimberly Drew, Black Contemporary Art
3 pm Case Studies: Museums and Cultural Institutions, moderated by Ashley James, Brooklyn Museum
3:30 pm Roundtable: Museums and Cultural Institutions
3:55 pm Call to Action: Tiara Austin, Public and School Programs Fellow, Brooklyn Museum
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