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Calabash bowl, Surinamese, before 1831. Carved calabash rind encrusted with white clay. Völkerkundemuseum Herrnhut (Herrnhut Museum of Ethnology), 66395, Johanna Funke © Völkerkundemuseum Herrnhut, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden.
The Work of Objects: Interpretation within and beyond Museum Walls—Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning Futures (Part 4)
Panelists discuss the interpretive challenges and possibilities presented by specific museum objects.

Rachel Burke, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University

Justin Brown (panelist and moderator), Ph.D. candidate, Department of the History of Art, Yale University

Ana Lucia Araujo, Full Professor and Associate Chair, Department of History, Howard University

Makeda Best, Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography, Harvard Art Museums

Nancy Jouwe, Chairwoman, BAK (basis voor actuele kunst) Supervisory Board, Utrecht; co-founder, Framer Framed; and co-founder, Mapping Slavery

Imara Limon, Curator, Amsterdam Museum

Adam Tessier, Barbara and Theodore Alfond Director of Interpretation, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Lea van der Vinde, Curator, Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis

"Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning Futures" is presented by the Center for Netherlandish Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Harvard Art Museums, and Harvard University’s Department of History of Art and Architecture. This four-part program is organized by Sarah Mallory, Kéla Jackson, Rachel Burke, and Joanna Sheers Seidenstein. Student research informing this conference was supported by a student grant from the presidential initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, a university-wide effort housed at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute.

This program will take place online via Zoom. Free admission, but separate registration for each part of the program is required.

To register for Part 4, please complete the form below.

Apr 23, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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