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.
- Alcee Walker’s Project “What’s Going On: The Remake, 20 Years Later” Releases Sunday, 11/1 - October 29, 2020
- GSC Presents Nicole Fleetwood: “Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration” - October 29, 2020
- International Field Programs Summer 2021 - October 29, 2020