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  • Live Stream Advancing Women Lecture | Kara Walker and History’s Shadows

    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Add to Calendar 05/28/2020 5:30 PM 05/28/2020 6:30 PM America/New_York Live Stream Advancing Women Lecture | Kara Walker and History’s Shadows

    Sarah Newman, PhD, James Dicke Curator of Contemporary Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

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    Presented in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition, Kara Walker’s Pictorial History of the Civil War, Sarah Newman, PhD, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, takes a focused look at Kara Walker’s series of prints on the Civil War. This exhibition will be on loan to us from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. This program will be a preview of the upcoming installation of the series at The Rockwell Museum – join us to learn more about the artist, or to learn more about the exhibition if you won’t be able to join us in Corning this summer. 

    About Sarah Newman, PhD

    Sarah Newman is the James Dicke Curator of Contemporary Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Her research interests include the relationship between contemporary art and design, and the art of the 1980s. Newman is the curator of the exhibition “Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past Is Prologue,” which opened at the museum on March 15, 2019, and is currently overseeing a reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection galleries for contemporary art. She organized the exhibitions “Do Ho Suh: Almost Home” (2018) and “Kara Walker: Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)” (2017). Newman served as the guest curator for “Theaster Gates: The Minor Arts,” which opened March 5, 2017, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. She has taught at the Corcoran College of Art and Design, George Mason University and Georgetown University. Newman earned a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley.


    This event will be live-streamed. Once you register, you will receive an email with simple instructions on how to join the virtual event with your computer, mobile phone or tablet. 

    Not sure about Zoom? Don’t miss out on these special events –educator Kate Swanson is available to talk you through the easy installation and use of this platform. Email swansonk@rockwellmuseum.org to set up a tutorial or phone call.

     

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    Sarah Newman, PhD, James Dicke Curator of Contemporary Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

    CLICK TO REGISTER

    Presented in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition, Kara Walker’s Pictorial History of the Civil War, Sarah Newman, PhD, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, takes a focused look at Kara Walker’s series of prints on the Civil War. This exhibition will be on loan to us from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. This program will be a preview of the upcoming installation of the series at The Rockwell Museum – join us to learn more about the artist, or to learn more about the exhibition if you won’t be able to join us in Corning this summer. 

    About Sarah Newman, PhD

    Sarah Newman is the James Dicke Curator of Contemporary Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Her research interests include the relationship between contemporary art and design, and the art of the 1980s. Newman is the curator of the exhibition “Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past Is Prologue,” which opened at the museum on March 15, 2019, and is currently overseeing a reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection galleries for contemporary art. She organized the exhibitions “Do Ho Suh: Almost Home” (2018) and “Kara Walker: Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)” (2017). Newman served as the guest curator for “Theaster Gates: The Minor Arts,” which opened March 5, 2017, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. She has taught at the Corcoran College of Art and Design, George Mason University and Georgetown University. Newman earned a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley.


    This event will be live-streamed. Once you register, you will receive an email with simple instructions on how to join the virtual event with your computer, mobile phone or tablet. 

    Not sure about Zoom? Don’t miss out on these special events –educator Kate Swanson is available to talk you through the easy installation and use of this platform. Email swansonk@rockwellmuseum.org to set up a tutorial or phone call.