James A. Porter Colloquium 2017

Wednesday April 5th – Sunday April 9th, 2017

Wednesday – Film Screening 6:00-8:00: Childers Hall, Third Floor Recital Auditorium

Thursday – Students’ Session: Howard University Art Gallery [for students only]

  • 11:30-12:30 Student’s Collection Session: Art & Archive at Howard University—Collection and Artistic Practice, Mr. Scott Baker

 

  • 12:45-1:30: Student Session: Painting the Past for the Contemporary, David Ibata, copyist at National Gallery of Art

 

 

Friday – Colloquium Begins 

Colloquium Main Location: School of Medicine Auditorium, Seeley-Mudd Medical School, Howard University – 520 W St NW, Washington, DC 20059

  • 10:10 – 10:55: Opening Lecture: Bridget R. Cooks, Associate Professor, Department of African American Studies and Department of Art History, University of California, Irvine  “The Everlasting Now”
  • 1:30 – 2:00: Artist’s Reflection on the Archive Sadie Barnette, artist
  • 4:10 – 4:50: Art Collecting Institutions and the African American Archival Legacy: Museum Archives Panel

Saturday – Colloquium 2nd Day

  • 10:00 – 10:50: New Art Histories Panel
  • 11:30 – 12:00: Artist Talk – Adger Cowans
  • 3:15 – 4:05: Floyd Coleman Lecture – Lorna Simpson

Sunday – Studio Visit with Allen Jackson Childers Hall 2nd Floor Room 2016 

 

 

Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson

Artists

Keynote Lecture, Friday April 7, 2017 @ 5PM

Gala and Awards Dinner

James J. Davis, Ph.D.

James J. Davis, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Humanities

Master of Ceremonies

7:00 – 10:30 | School of Law Houston Hall, Howard University  2900 Van Ness St NW, Washington, DC 20008

HONOREES

Adger Cowans

Adger Cowans

Artists

Lifetime Achievement Award    
Kinshasha Holman Conwill

Kinshasha Holman Conwill

Deputy Director - NMAAHC

Humanitarian Award 

Dawoud Bey

Dawoud Bey

Artists

Lifetime Achievement Award
Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson

Artists

Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Kellie Jones

Dr. Kellie Jones

Associate Professor in Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University

James A. Porter Book Award