“Overlooked History of Black Artists” Panel Discussion
“DUET”: This 1987 work by Hughie Lee Smith is part of “Retrieving the Life and Art of James Wilson Edwards and a Circle of Black Artists,” on view through December 3 at the Arts Council of Princeton. A free panel discussion held in conjunction with the exhibition is on November 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Art on Hulfish, Palmer Square.
The Arts Council of Princeton will host a discussion on oral history and its significance to local race, art, and history on Wednesday, November 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Art on Hulfish, Palmer Square.
The event, “Restoring the Overlooked History of Black Artists and Writers in Princeton and Trenton in the late 20th Century,” will feature panelists Shirley Satterfield, founder of the Witherspoon-Jackson Cultural and Historical Society; Lawrence Hilton, collector of African American art and longtime member of the Trenton art and music community; Stephanie Schwartz, curator of collections and research, Historical Society of Princeton; Margaret O’Reilly, director, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton; and Aubrey Kauffman, Trenton artist/photographer and former president, Trenton Artists Workshop Association (TAWA).
This panel, free and open to the public, is held in conjunction with the Arts Council’s exhibition, “Retrieving the Life and Art of James Wilson Edwards and a Circle of Black Artists,” on view through December 3.
Exhibition curators Rhinold L. Ponder and Judith K. Brodsky will moderate. The presentation will include video clips of interviews with Wendell T. Brooks and other artists, collectors, and community members.
For more information, visit artscouncilofprinceton.org.