Join us Wednesday April 25th at the Ace Hotel Ballroom for the final discussion of the PGH Photo Fair Speaker Series. Naomi Beckwith, Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, will discuss how her current exhibition and book projects focus on the impact of identity and multi-disciplinary practices for shaping contemporary art. Doors will open at 6pm, and the lecture will begin at 6:30pm.
The event is free and we invite you to stay after the lecture for drinks at the hotel bar.
April 25th, 2018
6pm Doors open
6:30pm Lecture starts
Ace Hotel Ballroom
120 S Whitfield St
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Naomi Beckwith is the Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, where her exhibition and book projects focus on the impact of identity and multi-disciplinary practices for shaping contemporary art. Prior to the MCA, Beckwith held positions at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia and the Studio Museum in Harlem. Her numerous exhibitions include The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now and 30 Seconds off an Inch, both considering the persistent resonance of black cultural practices across contemporary art internationally.