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Bridget R. Cooks | PART 1 Museums as Site for Cultural Change: Curating with Care and Careful Curation

Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

5 p.m. Current exhibitions on view until 10 pm

6 p.m. Gallery Tour of Todd Gray: Euclidean Gris Gris with Bridget R. Cooks at the Pomona College Museum of Art

7:30 p.m. Lecture and Conversation with Bridget R. Cooks | PART 1 Museums as Site for Cultural Change: Curating with Care and Careful Curation in the Studio Art Lecture Hall, Pomona College

Introduction by Pomona College Professor of Art History Phyllis J. Jackson

Reception to follow at the Pomona College Museum of Art

Bridget R. Cooks, Associate Professor in the School of Humanities at University of California, Irvine, and author of Exhibiting Blackness, will lead a tour of Gray’s exhibition that interrogates the history of Black art in museums and discuss what is needed in order to create a space of representation that doesn’t tap into the historical pitfalls of creating corrective narratives or anthropological approaches.

 

Bridget R. Cooks | PART 1 Museums as Site for Cultural Change: Curating with Care and Careful Curation

Lecture and conversation with Bridget R. Cooks, "Part 1 Museums as Site for Cultural Change: Curating with Care and Careful Curation," as part of the Longing on a Large Scale program series inspired by Todd Gray: Euclidean Gris Gris on view September 2019 to May 2020. Recorded September 19, 2019 in Pomona College's Studio Art Lecture Hall.