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John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art: A Tribute to David C. Driskell

John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art

John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art: A Tribute to David C. Driskell

College of Arts and Humanities | David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:00 pm-7:30 pm Online

The National Gallery of Art is leading several online interactive tributes to David C. Driskell, who passed away in April of this year. The complete list of events is available here, which include virtual speakers, poetry salons and the annual John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art: A Tribute to David C. Driskell. The symposium is held in partnership with the David C. Driskell Center and Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, and will honor Driskell's many contributions to African American art and scholarship. 

The John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art will be held on September 17th at 6:00pm EDT, with introductory remarks by Kaywin Feldman and Lonnie G. Bunch III, followed by live conversations with artists Lyle Ashton Harris, Curlee Raven Holton, Keith Morrison, Mary Lovelace O'Neal, Jefferson Pinder, Frank Stewart, and Carrie Mae Weems (moderated by Sarah Workneh). Finally, there will be a Q&A joined by scholars Valerie Cassel Oliver, Julie L. McGee, and Alvia J. Wardlaw, who prerecorded their messages. 

Add to Calendar 09/17/20 6:00 PM 09/17/20 7:30 PM America/New_York John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art: A Tribute to David C. Driskell

The National Gallery of Art is leading several online interactive tributes to David C. Driskell, who passed away in April of this year. The complete list of events is available here, which include virtual speakers, poetry salons and the annual John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art: A Tribute to David C. Driskell. The symposium is held in partnership with the David C. Driskell Center and Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, and will honor Driskell's many contributions to African American art and scholarship. 

The John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art will be held on September 17th at 6:00pm EDT, with introductory remarks by Kaywin Feldman and Lonnie G. Bunch III, followed by live conversations with artists Lyle Ashton Harris, Curlee Raven Holton, Keith Morrison, Mary Lovelace O'Neal, Jefferson Pinder, Frank Stewart, and Carrie Mae Weems (moderated by Sarah Workneh). Finally, there will be a Q&A joined by scholars Valerie Cassel Oliver, Julie L. McGee, and Alvia J. Wardlaw, who prerecorded their messages. 

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