BLACK ART AND THE SOCIAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT WITH TED ELLIS

WHEN: Thursday, October 8 at 7pm EDT

$10.00$30.00

This panel will explore how the racial reckoning playing out in society, ignited by the death of George Floyd, also highlights issues of diversity and inclusion in the art world. Open letters have been sent to arts institutions across the country highlighting the decades-long culture of racism within the American art world. The panel will discuss issues of inclusion, division, lack of scholarship and how work by Black artist has been siloed within the art world. This panel of artists and educators will offer their take on how to change this trajectory.

Discussion Points:

  • Valuing Black Art and Artists
  • Implicit Bias within cultural institutions
  • Lack of Black Curators
  • Lack of Scholarship about Black Art

Panelists:

  • Keith A. Golden, JD, CEO Art by Golden/Golden Galleries, LLC
  • Dr. Addie Dawson-Euba, retired professor, department of Visual and Performing Arts Southern University
  • Barbara Dunn-Harrington, former Executive Director of the Tom Joyner Foundation

NOTE: A donation is requested in lieu of a ticket fee but is not required.  For a free ticket, enter coupon code COMPTICKET during checkout in the coupon code field.

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