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October Virtual Programs at the American Folk Art Museum

Virtual Insights: American Perspectives
On Wednesday, October 7, at 1:00 p.m. ET, explore current exhibition American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum Collection and a range of works from Marino Auriti’s Encyclopedic Palace and Calvin and Ruby Black’s Possum Trot Figures to Clara Leon’s Crazy Quilt in a virtual tour with exhibition curator Stacy C. Hollander. Find out more and register online.

Perspectivas Virtuales: Perspectivas Estadounidenses

On Wednesday, October 14, at 6:00 p.m. ET, AFAM educator Chris Sanchez leads an interactive, Spanish-language tour of the current exhibition American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum Collection. Find out more and register online.

Virtual Insights: Figuring Absence

On Tuesday, October 20, at 6:00 p.m. ET, historian Nalleli Guillen joins Curator of Folk Art Emelie Gevalt for a conversation on race, representation, and exclusion in 18th- and early 19th-century American art. Find out more and register online.

Virtual Insights: In the Studio with Kevin Blythe Sampson

On Thursday, October 29, at 6:00 p.m. ET, contemporary self-taught artist Kevin Blythe Sampson will discuss his creative practice, current projects, and the inspiration he draws from African spiritual traditions, African American folklore, the Black Lives Matter movement, and his own family and community’s histories, as well as his work featured in American Perspectives. Find out more and register online.

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