Friday, May 16, 2008
Denee Barr Art News and More
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Scholars Speak: “Looking Back, Looking Forward”
Panelists: Dr. Leslie King Hammond (moderator),
Dr. David Driskell, and Dr. Elizabeth Turner
The Phillips Collection, Sant Auditorium
1600 21st Street, NW
Thursday, May 29, 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free with museum admission
5–8:30 pm Artful Evening
6 & 7 pm Step by Step— Lawrence’s Artistic Process
Learn about the techniques Jacob Lawrence employed to create The Migration Series, including how he painted the entire series at one time, working color by color.
6:30 pm Roundtable Discussion
Looking Back, Looking Forward
Reflect on African-American artists of the 20th century and look ahead to artists in the new millennium with Dr. David C. Driskell (emeritus professor at the University of Maryland), Dr. Leslie King-Hammond (dean of graduate studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art) , and Dr. Elizabeth Hutton Turner (vice provost for the arts at the University of Virginia and former Phillips senior curator). Co-sponsored with the Millennium Arts Salon.