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Virtual Town Hall: Elevating Black Lives | Presented by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Kehinde Wiley, Conspicuous Fraud Series #1 (Eminence), 2001. Oil on canvas, 72 1/2 x 72 1/2 in. The Studio Museum in Harlem; Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Anne Ehrenkranz  2002.10.14

Jan 13, 2021
8:00pm

Zoom and Facebook

Black Refractions

On Wednesday, January 13 at 8:00 pm EST (6:00 pm MST), join us for Virtual Town Hall: Elevating Black Lives presented by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts in celebration of the opening of the exhibition Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. Black Refractions is a major traveling exhibition comprised of over one hundred works from the Studio Museum's permanent collection by nearly eighty artists from the 1920s to the present.

Attend the online conversation to hear speakers Connie Choi, Associate Curator, Permanent Collection at The Studio Museum in Harlem, Meligha Garfield, Director of the Black Cultural Center at the University of Utah, Erika George, Director of the University of Utah Tanner Humanities Center, and Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law at the S. J. Quinney College of Law. Moderated by Nubia Peña, Director, Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs, and Q&A to follow with Jorge Rojas, UMFA Director of Learning and Engagement. The conversation will explore Black identity, (in)visibility, and lived experience as tied to the works exhibited in Black Refractions.

Black Refractions will be on view at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah from January 23, 2021–April 10, 2021.

Watch the conversation on Zoom or Facebook at the links below: 
Facebook Live: facebook.com/utahmca
Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86472725785

Virtual Town Hall: Elevating Black Lives is presented by the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, The Studio Museum in Harlem, the Black Cultural Center, the Tanner Humanities Center, and the Utah Division of Arts and Museums.

Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem is organized by the American Federation of Arts and The Studio Museum in Harlem. Major support provided by Art Bridges. Sponsorship for the national tour provided in part by PURE. Support for the accompanying publication provided by Furthermore: a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund. 

Black Refractions |
Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem

The Studio Museum in Harlem is partnering with The American Federation of Arts (AFA) to present Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem, a major traveling exhibition comprised