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Critical Conversations Virtual Program

September 2, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EST 

Critical Conversations is a quarterly lecture series hosted by the Decorative Arts Trust. In order to foster meaningful change, we are bringing leaders in the field together to discuss urgent issues facing our collective community and society.

This conversation will address how museums are changing and will change their collection and interpretation practices as a response to Black Lives Matter and other civil rights movements for people of color. Additional information including optional readings will be provided with registration.

PANELISTS INCLUDE: 

Dennis CarrDennis Carr
Virginia Steele Scott Chief Curator of American Art at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

Alyce Perry EnglundAlyce Perry Englund
Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nonie GadsdenNonie Gadsden
Katharine Lane Weems Senior Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Art Boston

Joanne Hyppolyte, PhDJoanne Hyppolite, PhD
Curator at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

MODERATED BY:

Elizabeth HumphreyElizabeth Humphrey
Curatorial Assistant and Manager of Student Programs at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Registration fee: Pay What You Can

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