High Museum of Art
Talk: Franklin Sirmans
Talk: The Intelligent Collector
|Untitled, Lois Mailou Jones (1905‐1998), Oil on Canvas, 24” x 20” framed, Ruth and Sam Williams Collection|
The gallery talk is one of the opening events accompanying the upcoming exhibition, Art of the Collectors V, which is on view April 17 - June 11, 2016. Art of the Collectors V explores the role of the collector in preserving culture and building legacy through art collecting and giving. Featured are works created by prominent and lesser known artists, along with African art. Offerings include rare paintings, original prints, photographs and sculptures held in private hands for generations, and important works of art from institution holdings.
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Cranbrook Art Museum
Talk: Valerie Cassel Oliver,
Radical Presence: Black Artists and Contemporary Art
|Photo by Eric Hester|
The Paramount Theater
Artist Talk: Sheila Pree Bright: 1960Now
|Image © Sheila Pree Bright|
Art Institute of Chicago
Free Clinics in the Art of Jacob Lawrence
|Jacob Lawrence, Free Clinic, 1938. H Karl and Nancy von Maltitz Endowment.|
Art Institute of Chicago
Talk: Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem
Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden
Artist Talk: Sedrick Huckaby: Three Forbidden F Words: Faith, Family, and Fathers
Black Feminist Futures Symposium
The 20th Annual Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art will be held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on April 10 - 11, 2016.
College; Pennsylvania State University; Princeton University; Rutgers: The
State University of New Jersey; Tyler School of Art, Temple University; University of Delaware; University of Maryland; and University of Pennsylvania.
Presenters:Zoë Charlton is an accomplished visual artist and an Associate Professor at American University in Washington, DC.
Jessica Lynne, Arts Critic and Co-founder of ARTS.BLACK, is a Brooklyn-based writer and arts administrator. She states, “ARTS.BLACK is a platform for art criticism from black perspectives predicated on the belief that art criticism should be an accessible dialogue - a tool through which we question, celebrate, and talk back to the global world of contemporary art.”
Julie McGee has published widely on contemporary African American art and South African art, with a particular focus on artist and museum praxis. McGee joined the University of Delaware as an Associate Professor and Curator of African American art in 2008.
Jefferson Pinder is an accomplished interdisciplinary artist and an Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. His work challenges viewers to think critically about our highly polarized society by exploring representations, visual tropes, and cultural symbolism.