Where do we go from here?
Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists, city officials, and artists for a discussion to commemorate the Civil Rights Movement and the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. This discussion aligns with themes found in “Monuments to Us,” on view now.
America has a long, complicated history when it comes to accepting or embracing blackness. Similarly, millennials are often the scapegoats for the death of beloved resources, industries,and social structures older Americans have held dear. What does it mean to sustain an art practice when both attributes are a part of your identity? This panel offers the voices of four American millennial artists working in performance, traditional, and digital media to discuss how the intersections of their identity shapes their practice, perceptions of blackness, and potential supports for forthcoming generations.
The Brookline Arts Center is pleased to present Red, White + Blue. Looking for work that explores the complexity of “Red, White + Blue”. From the charming to the challenging, selected work expresses nostalgia, national identity, political commentary and diverse interpretations of pride.
Please join The Albright-Knox Art Gallery for the first of two Radical Women’s Nights Out to celebrate We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85. Explore the timely themes of this exhibition more deeply through a conversation about the powerful role art can play in creating change with artist Julia Bottoms, writer and disability activist Keah Brown, and artist and educator Chanel Thervil, moderated by Albright-Knox Chief Curator Dr. Cathleen Chaffee.