Panel Discussion: How Artists Respond to Trauma and Urban Violence

How Artists Respond  to Trauma and Urban Violence

Wednesday, September 2, 12:30pm

Nueberger Museum of Art Study

Join the conversation about how creative expression can provide an outlet to communicate ideas, make observations, forge connections and send powerful messages about violence and injustice. Panelists include Michelle Bishop, founder and president of Harlem Needle Arts, which promotes fiber and needle arts in the African Diaspora; Nathan Connolly, Assistant Professor of History at John’s Hopkins University whose scholarship focuses on the politics of race, capital and property; Warren Lehrer, Purchase College Art + Design professor and co-founder of the non-profit community organization EarSay, Inc.; and, Lachell Workman, an artist whose work investigates race, identity, society, memory and trauma.

Tickets: Complimentary to Purchase College students, staff, and faculty, as well as Neuberger Museum of Art Circle Level Members. General Admission: $10.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase College SUNY 735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, New York 10577
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Times: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Ticket pricing:

Presenter Phone: 914-251-6100

Sponsor Message

Presented in support of the exhibition, "Teresa Margolles: We Have a Common Thread," on view at the Neuberger Museum of Art through October 11, 2015.