Panel Discussion: Exhibiting Black Art at the BMA and Beyond

September 6 · 6:00pm – 7:15pm
Free

Join Dr. Bridget Cooks, author of Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum in conversation with BMA Curatorial Assistant Morgan Dowty. They will discuss the importance of 1939: Exhibiting Black Art at the BMA in relation to equity and inclusion in museums, and explore questions of institutional relevance.

Image: Children viewing Ronald Moody’s Midonz (1937) at The Baltimore Museum of Art’s Contemporary Negro Art exhibition. 1939. Photograph Collection, Archives and Manuscripts Collections. AN6.40. Left: Archibald J. Motley Jr., Black Belt, 1934. Hampton University Museum, Hampton, Virginia. © Valerie Gerrard Browne / Chicago History Museum / Bridgeman Images

Children viewing Ronald Moody’s Midonz (1937) at The Baltimore Museum of Art’s Contemporary Negro Art exhibition. 1939. Photograph Collection, Archives and Manuscripts Collections. AN6.40. Left: Archibald J. Motley Jr., Black Belt, 1934. Hampton University Museum, Hampton, Virginia. © Valerie Gerrard Browne / Chicago History Museum / Bridgeman Images