Henry Luce Foundation Conversations on American Art and Museums at the New York Historical Society

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On September 9, the first event in this free virtual series will focus on how Native American art and culture museums are leading the reimagining of art museum missions and practices in the 21st century.

Speakers, left to right: Kevin Gover (Pawnee), W. Richard West, Jr. (Cheyenne) (lead host), and Amy Scott

Since 1982, the Henry Luce Foundation’s American Art Program has supported large-scale collecting projects and exhibitions at art museums in all 50 states. In commemoration of the program’s 40th anniversary, the foundation hosted a year-long series of free virtual conversations led by leaders in the field and Luce grantees, past and present. The New York Historical Society is honored to present these Conversations on American Art and Museums. Looking to the future, participants will explore the role of the visual arts in an open and equitable society and the ability of art museums to challenge accepted histories, elevate underrepresented voices and animate critical conversations we need to engage in. .

This free virtual series will premiere Friday, September 9 at 1 p.m. ET with Museums in the 21st century: institutions transformedfocusing on how museums of Native American art and culture are leading the reinvention of art museum missions and practices in the 21st century.

  • Lead Moderator: Rick West
    W. Richard West, Jr. (Cheyenne) was an Indigenous rights attorney before becoming a transformative museum leader. West is the Founding Director and Director Emeritus of the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian Institution, as well as President and CEO Emeritus and Ambassador, Indigenous Communities, of the Autry Museum of the American West. He is a citizen of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes in Oklahoma and a member of the Society of Southern Cheyenne Peace Chiefs. West served as Chairman of the Board of the American Alliance of Museums.
  • Kevin Gover (Pawnee)
    Undersecretary for Museums and Culture, Smithsonian Institution
  • Amy Scott
    Executive Vice President of Research and Interpretation and Curator of Visual Arts Marilyn B. and Calvin B. Gross, Autry Museum

Registration is required to receive a link. To respond to this free discussion, go to rsvp.theworldsbest.events.

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