WASHU Diversity Passport Program: Art as a Platform for Conversation

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019 • 12:00 pm
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Room 104, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

Image credit: Howardena Pindell (American, b. 1943), still from Free, White and 21, 1980. Color video with sound, 12:15 min. University purchase, Bixby Fund, 2012.

As part of Washington University’s Diversity Passport program, University staff and faculty are invited to a conversation on race, discrimination, and civil rights in the United States, prompted by artworks from the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum’s permanent collection. Works by Edward Sheriff Curtis, Jeanne Dunning, Nicole Eisenman, José Clemente Orozco, and Howardena Pindell form the basis for the discussion.

Note: Attendees will be standing for the majority of the time. No food, drink, pens, or bulky items are permitted in the Study Room. Pencils and clipboards will be provided. There are secure storage options available.

This program is open to all Washington University employees. Register here >>

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