Symposium | “Picturing the Black Racial Imaginary”

Join leading scholars, writers, artists, and community activists for a fascinating conversation inspired by Dawoud Bey: Elegy. The esteemed panel of participants will explore the intersection of history, art, and the contemporary realities of Black experiences. The symposium will be preceded by a keynote program featuring Clint Smith, PhD, on Fri, Jan 26.

Distinguished participants for the symposium:

-Omilade Janine Bell

-Dr. LeRonn P. Brooks

-Rashida Bumbray

-Ana Edwards

-Dr. Lauranett Lee

-Dr. Imani Perry

-Claudia Rankine

-Dr. Christina Sharpe

-Todd Waldo

$8 (VMFA members $5) Students free with ID

A free livestream option for the symposium will be available on VMFA’s website.

This project is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Event Details

Date & Time

Location

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

June 11, 2022

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Virginia Living Museum
July 9, 2022

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Virginia Living Museum
August 13, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum