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A Convening on Black Institution-Building
November 10 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Honor the trailblazing contributions of leaders who founded and sustain Black cultural spaces and art institutions during a day of conversation, commemoration, and skill sharing. Participants include founder of We Buy Gold gallery Joeonna Bellorado-Samuels; New York City Council Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo; writer, curator, activist, and founder of the Black Contemporary Art Tumblr blog Kimberly Drew; artist and founder of Just Above Midtown gallery Linda Goode Bryant; Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem Thelma Golden; Executive Director of The Laundromat Project Kemi Ilesanmi; and artist, archivist, and educator Kameelah Janan Rasheed.
This program is free of charge, but please RSVP. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
To request accommodations such as assistive listening devices, American Sign Language interpretation, and open captioning, email us at [email protected]
Image caption and credit: Betye Saar (American, born 1926). Eye, 1972. Acrylic on leather. Collection of Sheila Siber and David Limburger. © Betye Saar. Courtesy of the artist and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles