Creating, Curating, and Studying Black Art Symposium Registration

Thursday, October 19

All events at the Hale Black Cultural Center, unless otherwise noted

Making Black Art Now
Opening keynote with artist Alison Saar
Introduction by Lawrence Williamson, Jr. Director of the Hale Black Cultural Center
Reception to follow Keynote
at Urban Arts Space
5 PM-6:30 PM

Friday, October 20

All events at the Hale Black Cultural Center, unless otherwise noted

Continental Breakfast & Chair’s Welcome
8:30 AM-9 AM

Curating and Exhibiting Black Art: Past and Present
with Lawrence Williamson, Jr., Director of Hale Black Cultural Center and curator of the Hale Black Cultural Center art collection, Deidre Hamlar (independent curator), and Lucy Mensah from Detroit Institute of Arts
9 AM-10:30 AM 

Black Art in Ohio in the 1960s and 70s
Panel led by Dr. Horace Newsum (H. Ike Okafor-Newsum), Emeritus Professor, The Ohio State University
Panelists: Queen Brooks, April Sunami, Willis "Bing" Davis, Shirley Bowen
10:30 AM-12 PM

Lunch + talk by Dr. Susan Cahan (Temple University) on “The Museum in the Age of Black Power" 
12 PM-1:30 PM (talk starts at 12:30 PM)

Art as Resistance
with Melissa Crum, independent Scholar & entrepreneur; Simone Drake, The Ohio State University; Nicole Fleetwood, Rutgers University
1:30 PM-3:00 PM  

Artist Talk: Fahamu Pecou, visual/performing artist and scholar
3 PM-4 PM

Closing Keynote: LeRonn Brooks (Lehman College) on Black Art and the Radical Archive
Reception to follow Keynote
at King Arts Complex
5:30 PM