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Thursday, March 7• 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Moderator: Annelies Mondi, deputy director, Georgia Museum of Art
Participants: Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, Georgia Museum of Art; Nelda Damiano, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art, Georgia Museum of Art; Dale Couch, curator of decorative arts, Georgia Museum of Art; Joyce Henri Robinson, visiting scholar and associate director of the Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University; and Katie Geha, director of galleries, Lamar Dodd School of Art
This informal conversation will address issues of diversity and representation facing art exhibition and museum curatorial practice today. Potential aspects of these curatorial responsibilities to be discussed may include: museum policies and objectives; institutional mission and audience; decision-makers and stakeholders; and current training for and methods used by curators and their colleagues in pursuing acquisitions and conceiving exhibitions. Students, faculty and others are welcome to attend, and the final segment will solicit questions and comments from the audience.