Thursday, May 29, 2008

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Thursday, May 29, 6:30 pm

Look back at African American art of the 20th century and forward to its development in the new millennium. Dr. David C. Driskell (artist, collector, and emeritus professor at the University of Maryland) and Dr. Elizabeth Hutton Turner (vice provost for the arts and professor, University of Virginia, and former Phillips senior curator) are panelists. The moderator is Dr. Leslie King-Hammond (dean of graduate studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art). Jacob Lawrence is the starting point for a consideration of the role of African American art within the larger context of contemporary American art. In collaboration with the Millennium Arts Salon.

Free; reservations are not required.

Phillips Collection
1600 Twenty-first Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

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