In celebration of the exhibition of at the Ohio State University Department of African American & African Studies, this symposium brings together artists, museum professionals, and scholars of Black art. The two-day event includes artist talks by Alison Saar and Fahamu Pecou; a keynote lecture on museums in the era of Black Power by Dr. Susan Cahan (Temple University); and a talk about “Black Art Futures” by Dr. LeRonn Brooks (Lehman College). Symposium panels will address the history of Black Art in Ohio and beyond, past and current practices of curating and exhibiting Black art, and the practice of Black art as resistance.
Professor Simone Drake
The Ohio State University | Department of African American & African Studies