WEBINAR—Artists Conversation: What’s Her Story: Women in the Archives

  WEBINAR—Join Liza Posas, Head Research Services & Archives at the Autry Museum of the American West, as she moderates a discussion with UCLA Professor of English and Chicana/o Studies, Dr. Marissa Lopez, and members of Versos y Besos: Dr. Amy Shimson-Santo, poet, and Janice Ngan, Co-Founder of Art In Residence. The exhibition, What’s Her […]

ONLINE–The Black Index Exhibition Opening Reception

ONLINE OPENING–Celebrate the premiere of The Black Index at the Palo Alto Art Center with a virtual walkthrough by exhibition curator Bridget R. Cooks, a redaction poetry activity with playwright Leelee Jackson, and a concluding presentation by Palo Alto author Julie Lythcott-Haims. Friday, April 30 from 6:15-7:45 pm Register here. This project is supported by […]

PALO ALTO–The Black Index Exhibition

PALO ALTO–The Palo Alto Art Center is pleased to present The Black Index, a group exhibition featuring the work of Dennis Delgado, Alicia Henry, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Titus Kaphar, Whitfield Lovell, and Lava Thomas, May 1-August 14, 2021. The artists featured in The Black Index build upon the tradition of Black self-representation as an antidote […]

ONLINE–Virtual Teen Workshop: The Black Index

ONLINE–Explore The Black Index exhibition through this workshop designed especially for teens aged 14 and up. Meet the exhibition curator, Bridget R. Cooks, and hear about her vision for the show. Artist Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle will introduce her work in a slide presentation, showcasing her performative drawing process. Then, join playwright Leelee Jackson as she […]

ONLINE PANEL–Artists Lava Thomas, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and Bridget Cooks in Conversation

ONLINE PANEL–The Black Index Exhibition presents a special conversation with the two Bay Area artists. Curator Bridget R. Cooks will lead a conversation between artists Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and Lava Thomas about their work, The Black Index exhibition, and the role of artistic representation in acknowledging, honoring, and celebrating Black women.  Friday, June 4 from […]

 In the Banlieues/Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis An International Exhibition Opens at SPUR (San Francisco) and Oakstop (Oakland) in August 2022

A person with their head wrapped in a cloth and wearing a leopard print looks to the side. On the right is a black and white illustration.

In the Banlieues/Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis An International Exhibition Opens at SPUR (San Francisco) and Oakstop (Oakland) in August 2022 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Christi Shortridge, Communications Director, cshortridge@calhum.org Download Press Release 1 August 2022—(OAKLAND, CA)—After a successful launch of the exhibition in Paris at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal mid-June, Villa Albertine San Francisco […]