Lectures

Walter Annenberg Lecture: Kara Walker

THU, Nov 1, 2018
7 pm

Floor 3, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

Kara Walker is best known for her candid investigation of race, gender, sexuality, and violence using historical images and forms. For the 2018 Walter Annenberg Lecture, Walker speaks about her practice and how art can address the ongoing legacy of slavery in contemporary American life. She will be joined in conversation by Adam D. Weinberg, the Museum’s Alice Pratt Brown Director.

Tickets are required ($20 adults; $15 for members, students, seniors, and visitors with disabilities).

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In honor of the late Walter H. Annenberg, philanthropist, patron of the arts, and former ambassador, the Whitney Museum of American Art established the Walter Annenberg Annual Lecture to advance this country’s understanding of its art and culture. Support for this lecture and for public programs at the Whitney Museum is provided, in part, by GRoW @ Annenberg, Ashley Leeds and Christopher Harland, the Barker Welfare Foundation, and by members of the Whitney's Education Committee.

The Susan and John Hess Family Theater is equipped with an induction loop and infrared assistive listening system. Accessible seating is available.

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