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Calling ALL arts enthusiasts! Teen Talks returns on Wednesday, July 15th from 4:00-5:00 PM EST with a session titled Memorials and Monuments: How Do We Remember? led by art historian Sara Softness.

Please register via the Zoom link below. These sessions should be a lively and fun way to expand your knowledge of art history and practice, museums, and more!

Sara Softness is a curator and art historian. As the former Director of Exhibitions and Collections at The Walther Collection Project Space in New York, she oversaw all gallery operations and organized several exhibitions, publications, and programs on global contemporary photography and vernacular imagery. Previously, she served as Assistant Curator of Special Projects at the Brooklyn Museum, where she organized major exhibitions including David Levine: Some of the People, All of the Time (2018) and The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America (2017), as well as contributed to programming large-scale conferences on museum studies and social justice. Prior to the Brooklyn Museum, she worked at the Guggenheim Museum and Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

May 6 – Pinar Durgun, Prehistoric Art
May 13 – Susan Thompson, Simone Leigh
May 20 – Lesley Ware, In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection
May 27 – Tony Bluestone, Comics, Cartoons, and Video Games
June 3 – Mark Loiacono, Andy Warhol
June 10 – Alexandra Fanelli, Guggenheim Museum and Hilma af Klint
June 17  – Molly Martien, History of Design: 1850-1920s
June 24 – Megan N. Liberty, A Lesson on Artists’ Books
July 1 – Amy Raffel, Keith Haring and his Activism
July 8 – Lydia Gordon, Jacob Lawrence and The Struggle series (1954-56)
July 15 – Sara Softness, Memorials and Monuments: How Do We Remember?
July 16 – Sarah Crowner and Jessica Lang, American Ballet Theatre’s Garden Blue
July 22 – Kat Chavez, How did that get here? Arts Institutions and Histories of Colonialism
July 29 – Lisa Yin Zhang, Isamu Noguchi
August 5 – Matthew Jackson, Dorothea Lange
August 12 – Rachael Schwabe, Process and Power: Women Performance Artists, 1960s – Present
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