Thinh Nguyen, detail of “Blood and Tears,” 2011-17, acrylic, fabric, thread, stretcher bars, variable dimensions. Image courtesy of the artist. © Thinh Nguyen. CGU MFA.


Does decolonizing the museum mean a radical departure in modes of displaying collections, explaining collections, maintaining collections or in the defense of the very notion of the museum as it has developed historically?

Discussant: Joshua Goode (Cultural Studies, CGU).

The recording of this event will be available for future viewing soon.


Tukufu Zuberi

The Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations at the University of Pennsylvania, the founder of the TZ Production Company, and the writer, producer, and director of African Independence

Image courtesy of the speaker.

Pilar Tompkins Rivas

Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Curatorial and Collections
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Image courtesy of the speaker.

Forthcoming October 2021

    Kevin Young

    The Future of the Museum and the Audience: A Conversation with Kevin Young, Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

    Kevin Young by Melanie Dunea.