Event Detail

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Conversation on Collecting

5:30 – 6:30 pm
Lectures and Gallery Talks

Join collectors Larry and Brenda Thompson and Curlee Raven Holton, executive director of the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, for a discussion with Shawnya Harris, the museum’s Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, on varied aspects of collecting African American art. In particular, they will discuss the importance of partnerships between academic institutions and private collectors in nurturing and fostering an awareness of African American artists.