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Saturday, December 11, 2010

The Image of the Black in Western Art / Lecture & Book Signing

LECTURE & BOOK SIGNING  

The Image of the Black in Western Art 
December 12 at 2:00 p.m. 
East Building Concourse, Auditorium

Book signing of The Image of the Black in Western Art (volumes 1–3) follows.

Panel discussion includes David Bindman, emeritus professor of the history of art, University College London, and associate of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University; Faya Causey, head of academic programs, National Gallery of Art; Ruth Fine, curator of special projects in modern art, National Gallery of Art; Alison Luchs, curator of early European sculpture, National Gallery of Art; Sharmila Sen, general editor for the humanities, Harvard University Press; and Lou Stovall, master printmaker. Henry Louis Gates Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University, will no longer participate in the program in person.

www.nga.gov/programs/lectures/index.shtm#black_western (lecture information)

Lectures are free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Registration is not required.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
4th & Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20565
Admission is always free www.nga.gov

The National Gallery of Art and its Sculpture Garden are at all times free to the public. They are located on the National Mall between 3rd and 9th Streets at Constitution Avenue NW, and are open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Gallery is closed on December 25 and January 1. For information call (202) 737-4215 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (202) 842-6176, or visit the Gallery’s Web site at www.nga.gov. Follow the Gallery on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NationalGalleryofArt and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/ngadc.

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