Panel Discussion: Retrieving the Overlooked History of Black Artists in Princeton and Trenton in the Later 20th Century

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Panel Discussion: Retrieving the Overlooked History of Black Artists in Princeton and Trenton in the Later 20th Century

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 @ 6:30 pm

Location

Art on Hulfish

Join us to learn about oral history and how it relates to local history, art, and the history of race in our cities.  

Panelists:  

  • Shirley Satterfield, founder of the Witherspoon-Jackson Cultural and Historical Society 

  • Lawrence Hilton, collector of African American art and longtime member of the art and music community in Trenton, New Jersey

  • Stephanie Schwartz, Curator of Collections and Research, Historical Society of Princeton

  • Margaret O’Reilly, Director, New Jersey State Museum

  • Aubrey Kauffman, Trenton-based artist and photographer, and former president, Trenton Artists Workshop Association  

Moderated by curators Rhinold L. Ponder and Judith K. Brodsky, this discussion will also feature video clips of interviews with Wendell T. Brooks and other artists, collectors, and community members.  

Organized by the Arts Council of Princeton and cosponsored by the Princeton University Art Museum, this panel will accompany the exhibition Retrieving the Life and Art of James Wilson Edwards and a Circle of Black Artists, on view from October 14 through December 3 at the Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Arts Center. 

Attend this event at Art on Hulfish or stream it live on Zoom. Register for the Zoom event here.  

This event will include live closed captions in both English and Spanish. English captions are available directly in the Zoom toolbar by clicking the “CC” icon. To access Spanish-language captioning, open Streamtext, where you can select “Spanish” to see the live captioning.

Para acceder a los subtítulos en varios idiomas, ingrese al seminario web de Zoom durante un evento en vivo, luego abra un navegador web separado para visitar esta página donde puede seleccionar “español” o el idioma de su elección.

James Wilson Edwards, African Sky, 1985. Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 in. Collection of Lewis Tanner Moore. Photo: Courtesy of the Arts Council of Princeton