Saturday, September 15, 2018, 2 pm
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, New York
Free with museum admission. No reservations required.
Kellie Jones is associate professor of art history and archaeology at the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University in New York. She is the recipient of numerous awards including fellowships, grants, and residencies bestowed by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, Arts Writers Grant Program, and Terra Foundation for American Art. Jones is the author of two books published by Duke University Press: EyeMinded: Living and Writing Contemporary Art (2011) and South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s (2017). She has also worked as a curator for over three decades and has organized national and international exhibitions. Recently, Jones organized Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties, which was on view in 2014 at the Brooklyn Museum in New York, and Now Dig This!: Art and Black Los Angeles, 1960–1980, which was on view in 2011–12 at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles before it traveled in 2012–13 to MoMA PS1 in New York and Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown, Massachusetts.