On the occasion of the forthcoming reinstallation of UMMA’s Robert and Lilian Montalto Bohlen Gallery of African Art, UMMA presents the lecture series Curatorial Dilemmas: Representing Africa at UMMA. Three leadings curators of African art will share their perspectives, experiences and innovations in the display of African art at their respective institutions, contributing to the design and reimagination of the permanent gallery at UMMA.
- October 19: Mary (Polly) Nooter Roberts, Professor, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance and Consulting Curator for African Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
- November 2: Pamela McClusky, Curator of African and Oceanic Art, Seattle Art Museum
- November 30: Christa Clarke, Senior Curator Arts of Global Africa, Newark Museum
At 7 pm, at the Helmut Stern Auditorium, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI.
Presented in partnership with the U-M African Studies Center, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, History of Art, the Institute for the Humanities, and the Museum Studies Program.