The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism: A Creative Convening

The Harlem Renaissance And Transatlantic Modernism: A Creative Convening
The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism: A Creative Convening

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🏢1000 5th Ave, New York, NY, United States, New York 10028

Join us for dynamic conversations, presentations, and performances by leading scholars and artists amplifying themes found in the exhibition "The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism." Explore the comprehensive and far-reaching ways Black artists portrayed modern everyday life in Harlem and beyond in the 1920s–40s.

Free with Museum admission, though advance registration is recommended. Space is limited; first come, first served. Priority will be given to those who register.

Participants include:

Joy Bivins
Director, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Emilie Boone
Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, New York University

Rhea L. Combs
Director of Curatorial Affairs, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Kathryn E. Coney
Co-Executive Director, Gallery of Art, Howard University

Bridget R. Cooks
Chancellor’s Fellow and Professor of Art History and African American Studies, University of California, Irvine

Thelma Golden
Director and Chief Curator, Studio Museum in Harlem

Tayari Jones

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem

Richard Powell
John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History, Duke University

Jamaal Sheats
Associate Provost of Art and Culture, Director and Curator of Galleries, Fisk University

Ego Ahaiwe Sowinski
Archivist and artist

Lowery Stokes Sims
Independent curator, art historian, and former curator at The Met

Danille Taylor
Director, Clark Atlanta University Art Museum

Vanessa Thaxton-Ward
Director, Hampton University Museum

Image: Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). The Photographer (detail), 1942. Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paper. © 2024 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


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