Thursday, February 23 / 6 to
Kimberli Gant, PhD, Curator of Modern
& Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum, discusses her role as
a curator in museums, trying to reconcile how to make permanent
collections more inclusive for visitors and reflect the changing
landscape of art history.
6 to 7 / Talk and
Q&A * 7 to 7:30 / Light Reception
Dr. Gant received her PhD in Art History from the
University of Texas at Austin and, in addition to the Brooklyn Museum,
has worked at such other institutions as Chrysler Museum of Art in
Norfolk, VA, The Newark Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary African
Diasporan Arts (MoCADA). She has published scholarly work in academic
books, including Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in
the Atlantic World and Beyond; in art publications, such as
NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Art
Lies, and African Arts; and in
exhibition catalogues for The Newark Museum, The Contemporary Austin,
the Studio Museum of Harlem, MoCADA, Paris Photo, and the Centre for
Contemporary Art Lagos.
Free and open to the public. Please visit event page for all details, including
Can't join us in person? Watch the livestream at go.rutgers.edu/zamstream0223
Generous support for this project provided by Art Bridges.
Courtesy of Kimberli Gant.