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Skin Stories: Using Art to Take on RACE
Teacher(s): Aja Mujinga Sherrard
May 20, 2019
10:00- 12NOON
Missoula Art Museum - Spacer

Photo: Marie Watt, The Ballad of Ira Hayes, reclaimed thread and wool, 2009. MAM Contemporary American Indian Art Collection, Contemporary Collectors Circle Purchase, 2009.13

Skin Stories: Using Art to Take on RACE

Aja Mujinga Sherrard

Monday, May 20th

10:00- 12 NOON // $20/18

Both a social construct and a lived reality, the subject of race is certainly a complicated one. Join Aja Mujinga Sherrard, Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Montana Western, for this lecture followed by a museum walk-through and discussion. We will take a closer look at how contemporary artists have explored themes of identity and belonging, otherness, injustice, celebration, and confusion wrapped up in the way we understand and experience race.



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