Curator Talk: Native Art From the 1950s to Now
6-7:15p , April 9, 2020 | Wichita Art Museum
This event will be postponed. WAM has cancelled or postponed public museum events through Sunday, May 10 following yesterday's (3/16/2020) advisory from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC recommends that for the next 8 weeks (through Sunday, May 10), organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States. New date TBD - Wichita Art Museum
Join curator Candice Hopkins (Tlingit/citizen of Carcross/Tagish First Nation) for an illustrated talk on her exhibition "Art for a New Understanding." Organized by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the exhibition features approximately 80 artworks from the 1950s to today, including paintings, photography, video, textiles, sculptures, performance art, and more, created by 40 Indigenous U.S. and Canadian artists. A leading contemporary art curator, Hopkins is Senior Curator of the Toronto Biennial of Art and co-curator of the 2018 SITE Santa Fe biennial, Casa Tomada.
Admission is free. Galleries open before talk