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A Conversation with Dr. Tuliza Fleming: Visual Art and the American Experience – A Journey into the Era of Reckoning

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dr. Tuliza Fleming is the Interim Chief Curator of Visual Arts at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), Smithsonian Institution. During her tenure at the NMAAHC, Dr. Fleming has played a critical role in building the museum’s foundational art collection, served as lead curator for Reckoning: Protest, Defiance Resilience (2021), and the inaugural exhibition Visual Art and the American Experience (2016). The latter is the only permanent art exhibition on the Smithsonian Mall dedicated to illustrating the critical role American artists of African descent played in shaping the history of American art.

Dr. Fleming received her M.A. and Ph.D. in American art history from the University of Maryland, College Park. During her tenure at the NMAAHC, she played a critical role in building the museum’s art collection, served as lead curator for Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience (2021), and the inaugural exhibition Visual Art and the American Experience (2016). Prior to her current position, she was
the Associate Curator of American Art at The Dayton Art Institute in Dayton, OH.

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Admission:
Free for Art League members
$10 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts members
​$12 general public
$3 students

Details

Date:
November 9
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Venue

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
314 S Park St
Kalamazoo, MI 49008 United States
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Phone:
269-349-7775