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Gallery Talks + Lectures
PROMISE, WITNESS, REMEBRANCE
CINEMA+ Looking at the Past to Inspire the Future: Community Leader Panel Discussion about Judas and the Black Messiah
Join us on Facebook Live for a panel discussion with some of Louisville’s community leaders about how movements from the past can inspire our future. Moderated by Nicole Hayden, the discussion will use the film Judas and the Black Messiah as an example of how communities can organize and spur a movement for social and economic change Panelists include Charles Booker, Keisha Dorsey, Shauntrice Martin, and Dr. Brandon McCormack.
Promise, Witness, Remembrance National Panel Discussion with Allison Glenn
Guest Curator Allison Glenn (Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art) assembled a National Advisory Panel to help shape the early stages of the exhibition development, and to subsequently advise throughout the planning stages. Hear from Allison Glenn about why she chose to convene this group of advisors and listen to the panelists discuss the process. Panel includes: Allison Glenn, Mecca Brooks, Jon-Sesrie Goff, Raymond Green, Amy Sherald, Dr. Allison K. Young.
Director’s Cut with Community Engagement Strategist Toya Northington
Museum Director Stephen Reily and Community Engagement Strategist Toya Northington discuss how the Speed involves community in the exhibition “Promise, Witness, Remembrance,” and the ways the Museum intends to continue that work in the future.
GLOBAL SPEED SERIES: EGYPT
Bob Brier: Egyptomania
October 27, 2020 | 6 – 7 pm via Zoom webinar
Dr. Bob Brier, aka “Mr. Mummy,” examines why we as a culture are so fascinated with ancient Egypt, describing the events that fanned the flames of Egyptomania.
Dr. Salima Ikram
February 16, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm via Zoom webinar
Dr. Salima Ikram is a Pakistani professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo, a participant in many Egyptian archaeological projects, the author of several books on Egyptian archaeology, a contributor to various magazines and a guest on pertinent television programs.
Dr. Kara Cooney
April 20, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm via Zoom webinar
Kathlyn (Kara) Cooney is a professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture and Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA. Her research investigates the socioeconomic and political turmoil that plagued the 21st Dynasty, ultimately affecting funerary and burial practices in ancient Egypt.
Global Speed is a series featuring international figures in the art world, to entertain and inform on global art topics. Due to COVID-19, the Global Speed series on Egypt will be done virtually via Zoom webinar. For more information call 502.634.2700.
THE ADELE AND LEONARD LEIGHT SERIES: ART, DESIGN, AND INNOVATION
Che Rhodes: Journeys of Glass in the Commonwealth: Commencements, Continuations, and Completions
March 9, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm via Zoom webinar
Prestigious glass artist Che Rhodes is currently an Associate Professor and Head of Studio Glass at the University of Louisville, Allen R. Hite Art Institute.
Beth Lipman: Remember/Rebuild
May 11, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm via Zoom webinar
Artist Beth Lipman is also known for site responsive installations that activate the specific history of objects, individuals and institutions.
THE ALFRED R. SHANDS III AND MARY N. SHANDS MASTERS SERIES
Noel W Anderson: Beyond this Point, Abstraction is Promise
June 22, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm via Zoom webinar
Artist and philosopher Noel W Anderson discusses the function of Black publications, weaving, representation, and abstraction in his arts-based research.