with Barbara Bullock and art historians, Leslie King Hammond and Lowery Stokes Sims
Saturday, November 4 | 2 pm
$10 (FREE for members)
Lowery Stokes Sims is specialist in modern and contemporary art. She received her B.A. in art history from Queens College of the City University of New York; her M.A. in art history from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in art history from the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Her dissertation, Wifredo Lam and the International Avant-Garde, 1923–1992, was published by the University of Texas Press in 2002. Sims served on the education and curatorial staff of The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1972-1999 and then as executive director, president and adjunct curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem from 2000-2007.
Leslie King-Hammond is an artist, curator, and graduate dean emeritus and founding director of the Center for Race and Culture at the
Maryland Institute College of Art. In 2006 King-Hammond was appointed chairperson of the collections and exhibits committee at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture and in 2007 she became the chairperson of the board of the Lewis Museum. She also sits on the board of the Creative Alliance for the Artists, Baltimore, MD. Between 1985–98, King-Hammond was the project director for Ford/Phillip Morris Fellowships for Artists of Color at MICA. She has won lifetime achievement awards from the Studio Museum in Harlem, the DuBois Circle, Women's Art Caucus-College Art Association, and the James A. Porter Colloquium, Howard University. In 2008, she was granted an Andy Warhol Curatorial Fellowship. The Detroit Institute of the Arts gave her the Alain Locke International Prize in 2010. She served as a Center panelist in Pew Fellowships in 2009.