Seeing Color: A Conversation About Race & Art

November 14 · 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Whether intentionally or by accident, artists address important and challenging topics such as race, identity, and social justice.Rodney Foxworth will moderate a conversation with panelists that brings fresh insights to this larger discourse and sheds new light on the challenging artworks on view at the BMA.

Panelists include Dr. Sheri Parks, Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities at University of Maryland, Dr. James Smalls, Art Historian and professor at University of Maryland Baltimore County, Ailish Hopper, poet and professor at Goucher College, and Susan Harbage Page, artist and professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

John Hesselius. Charles Calvert and His Slave. 1761. Gift of Alfred R. and Henry G. Riggs, in Memory of General Lawrason Riggs. BMA 1941.4