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“Lessons of the Hour” Gallery Talk

July 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Free

Join curators Saisha Grayson and Charlotte Ickes for a gallery talk about Isaac Julien’s tour de force Lessons of the Hour, jointly acquired for the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The film installation interweaves period reenactments across five screens to create a vivid picture of nineteenth-century activist, writer, orator, and philosopher Frederick Douglass.

Free | Registration encouraged

Smithsonian American Art Museum; Meet in F Street Lobby

Details

Date:
July 16
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://events.blackthorn.io/en/5f4ZMUx7/lessons-of-the-hour-gallery-talk-4a2bVRauOg/overview

Organizer

Smithsonian American Art Museum
Phone:
202-633-8523
Email:
americanartpressoffice@si.edu
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Other

Artists
Isaac Julien
Curators
Saisha Grayson Charlotte Ickes
Artwork Medium
Film
Event Type
Lecture

Venue

Smithsonian American Art Museum
750 9th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Phone:
(202) 633-7970
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