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Roundtables: Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties at the Brooklyn Museum

May 10, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

| Free with Museum admission
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Artists, including those featured in the exhibition Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties, come together for a series of intergenerational conversations and performances dealing with the challenges of cultural activism during the Civil Rights era and today. The afternoon’s schedule follows:

1–2:15 p.m.
Roundtable with Witness artists Jack Whitten, Bruce Davidson, and Mark di Suvero and artists LaToya Ruby Frazier and Abigail DeVille; moderated by Teresa A. Carbone, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art.

2:30–3:45 p.m.
Roundtable with Witness artists Ademola Olugebefola and Jae Jarrell and artists Leslie Hewitt, Adam Pendleton, Steffani Jemison, and Kambui Olujimi; moderated by Kellie Jones, Associate Professor, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University.

4 p.m.
Performance by Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr., music scholar, pianist, and composer.

4:30 p.m.
Reception

Tickets are included in Museum general admission, and seating is first-come, first served. To guarantee seating, advance purchase is recommended at www.museumtix.com or at our Visitor Center. Free for Members; to reserve, call the Membership Hotline at (718) 501-6326 or email Membership

Details

Date:
May 10, 2014
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free with Museum admission

Organizer

Brooklyn Museum
Phone:
718-501-6354
Email:
Website:
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/calendar/event/7118

Venue

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Phone:
718-50106326