WashU Diversity Passport Program: Art as a Platform for Conversation

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 • 12:00 pm
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Room 104, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

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 Thomas Ball, Madeline Osborne, Gilles Peress, Martha Rosler, and Charles Ferdinand Wimar will form the basis for the discussion.

Note: Attendees will be standing for the majority of 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. To register click here.

Image Credit: Charles Ferdinand Wimar (American, b. Germany, 1828–1862), detail of The Abduction of Daniel Boone’s Daughter by the Indians, 1853. Oil on canvas, 40 5/16 x 50 1/4″. Gift of John T. Davis Jr., 1954.

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