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McKelvey School of Engineering

Panel Discussion: 'Truths and Reckonings'

Monday, February 10 | 5:30 PM

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO 63112

Taking the concept of the “pop-up” memorial museum as its point of departure, this panel explores the role of art and art institutions in bearing witness to legacies of historical racial violence through this season's Teaching Gallery exhibition Truth and Reckonings: The Art of Transformative Racial Justice. How might cultural archives and reparative curatorial practices build understanding of the past towards an ethical commitment to a better future? And how do we address injustice, past and present, within the St. Louis community and beyond.

The program is free and open to the public but registration is required. Register here >>

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Exhibits

Schools

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

Topic

Arts & Culture

Website

https://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu...

Department
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Event Contact

Ida McCall | ida.mccall@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Geoff Ward, guest curator and associate professor in the Department of African and African-American Studies; Cheeraz Gormon, storyteller, writer, public speaker, and member of the St. Louis Community Remembrance Project Coalition; Tabari Coleman, Director of Professional Development, Anti-Defamation League; and Sabine Eckmann, William T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator

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