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Collection Spotlight: Recent Acquisitions by Black Artists at LSU Museum of Art

Collection Spotlight: Recent Acquisitions by Black Artists

On view at LSU Museum of Art: March 28-September 26

Virtual Gallery Talk: March 28 on Zoom at 2 p.m. / click here to register for free. Learn more about the exhibition virtually with LSU MOA Curator Courtney Taylor. Registrants will receive Zoom invite one hour prior to event.

LSU Museum of Art is pleased to open a special permanent collection exhibition spotlighting recent acquisitions of works by Black artists. On view for the first time at LSU MOA will be works by Radcliffe Bailey, Whitfield Lovell, Madelyn Sneed-Grays, Mario Moore, and Gordon Parks, among other recently acquired works.

These acquisitions were made possible by The Winifred and Kevin P. Reilly Initiative for Underrepresented Artists. The Initiative supports growth of LSU Museum of Art’s permanent collection by funding acquisitions of works by Black, Indigenous, and Latinx artists, including those of marginalized sexualities, gender identities, and communities. During the 2020 year, the 500K initiative focused on acquiring works by Black artists, which will continue through 2021.

In addition to the Winifred and Kevin P. Reilly Initiative for Underrepresented Artists, Collection Spotlight: Recent Acquisitions by Black Artists is supported by the generous donors to the LSU MOA Annual Exhibition Fund: The Imo N. Brown Memorial Fund in memory of Heidel Brown and Mary Ann Brown; Louisiana CAT; Charles Schwing; The Alma Lee, H. N., and Cary Saurage Fund; The Newton B. Thomas Family/Newtron Group Fund; LSU College of Art & Design; Elizabeth M. Thomas; Mr. and Mrs. Sanford A. Arst

Monday, June 14

More dates through September 26, 2021

Shaw Center for the Arts, LSU Museum of Art, 5th floor
100 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Event Type

Arts & Culture

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, General Public, Staff

Cost

Adults, 13 and older: $5; Children, 12 and under: Free; Members: Free; University student with ID: Free; Veterans and their families: Free with military ID

Department
LSU Museum of Art
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#lsumoa

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