A Conversation with Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. - CUNY Intellectual Publics Series
May
15
6:30 pm18:30

A Conversation with Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. - CUNY Intellectual Publics Series

  • CUNY Graduate School - Skylight Room

As part of the Intellectual Publics series hosted by CUNY, Dr. Jones sits down with professor, author and musician Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr.

Ramsey is the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and Editor in Chief of Musiqology, a website dedicated to making musicology - the scientific study of music - attractive, fun and accessible to audiences around the world.

Studio Salon
Apr
27
6:30 pm18:30

Studio Salon

  • The Studio Museum in Harlem

Join us for this special edition of Studio Salon as we celebrate the launch of Dr. Kellie Jones's book, South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s, an exploration of the vibrant arts scene in Southern California in the face of the tumultuous political environment of those decades. The evening's program will feature Dr. Kellie Jones in conversation with 2014–15 artist in residence Sadie Barnette, and Ashley James, MoMA Research Consortium Fellow in the department of Drawings and Prints, as they employ both the book and Excerpt in discussing migration, mobility and the future of black-owned contemporary art spaces. After the conversation join us for a reception and pick up a signed copy of Dr. Jones's book from the Museum Store!

This program is free with Museum admission, which is a suggested donation of $7 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. All seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85
Apr
26
6:00 pm18:00

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

  • Columbia University’s Faculty House

IRAAS presents a panel discussion on the exhibition "We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85" [on view at the Brooklyn Museum April 21- September 17, 2017] which focuses on black women artists, examining the political, social, cultural and aesthetic priorities of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism.
 
Panelists: Co-Curators - Rujeko Hockley (CC’05) and Catherine Morris; Contemporary Artists - Simone Leigh and Jordan CasteelModerated by Prof. Kellie Jons, Art History & Archaeology; Faculty Fellow, IRAAS- Columbia University

Photo Credit: “Jan van Raay (American, born 1942). Faith Ringgold (right) and Michele Wallace (middle) at Art Workers Coalition Protest, Whitney Museum, 1971. Courtesy of Jan van Raay, Portland, OR, 305-37. © Jan van Raay”

The 28th James A. Porter Colloquium
Apr
7
Apr 8

The 28th James A. Porter Colloquium

  • Howard University College of Medicine

In honor of Howard University’s Sesquicentennial Celebration, the 28th Annual James A. Porter Colloquium will turn to examine archival legacies of the African Diaspora. As home to Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and the historic Howard University Art Collection, Howard University’s art community is eager to facilitate a dialog concerning notions of African American or African Diasporic archival aesthetics that connects generations through photographic practice and the life the archival object.

College Art Association Annual Conference
Feb
15
8:30 am08:30

College Art Association Annual Conference

  • New York Hilton Midtown

Dr. Jones joins New York University's Deborah Willis, Cornell University's Cheryl Finley, and a host of others for "Picturing Social Movements From Emancipation To Black Lives Matter," a discussion of art and social movements.

For more information or to register, visit http://conference.collegeart.org/.

Black Voices, Black Art: Upending Convention with Kellie Jones and Kimberly Drew
Feb
7
7:00 pm19:00

Black Voices, Black Art: Upending Convention with Kellie Jones and Kimberly Drew

  • Brooklyn Historical Society

Art historian, curator, and 2016 MacArthur Genius Award-winner Kellie Jones, has both rewritten and rectified the narrative of American art history by shepherding dozens of overlooked black artists into a canon that was narrowly white. With her single-minded focus on contemporary art of the African Diaspora, Jones has literally curated change. She discusses her career, activism, and vision for the future with trailblazing social media maven and blogger Kimberly Drew, a.k.a. @museummammy

Tickets available here.