Moderated Discussion | Looking Back at 50 Years of Change in the Visual Arts

Event time: 
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 5:30pm
Location: 
Robert L. McNeil Jr. Lecture Hall, Yale University Art Gallery See map
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Description: 

On the fiftieth anniversary of African American Studies at Yale, this panel brings together School of Art alumni Howardena Pindell (Yale MFA 1967), Wangechi Mutu (Yale MFA 2000), and Kevin Beasley (Yale MFA 2005) with Kobena Mercer, Professor of African American Studies and History of Art, to reflect on changing perceptions of black visual arts since 1969 and to share views on how to ensure an inclusive global art world for the future.

This program is cosponsored by the Department of African American Studies at Yale University, the Yale School of Art, and the Yale University Art Gallery’s Martin A. Ryerson Lectureship Fund.

Venue: 
Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Lecture Hall
Space is limited
(This venue is wheelchair accessible)
Admission: 
Free
Open to: 
General Public