The Simmons Talks: Portraiture at the Intersection of Art and History: A Conversation between Deborah Willis, Amy Sherald and Bisa Butler
- Thursday, March 16, 2023
- 7:00pm - 8:00pm
During the inaugural program speakers’ series, entitled The Simmons Talks, endowed by Dr. Ruth Simmons, NMAAHC Council Member; President Emerita, Brown University; President Emerita, Smith College; and Former President of Prairie View A&M University, NMAAHC will host a dialogue centering portraiture, African American women, and social justice. Renowned scholar and artist Deborah Willis leads a discussion with Amy Sherald and Bisa Butler and their moving works recently on view in the NMAAHC exhibition entitled Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
A short reception will precede the program at 6:15 PM EST.