Join members of Plains Art Museum’s Curatorial Department for opportunities to explore and investigate museums and some of their behind-the-scene aspects. From increasing general knowledge about collections processes, exhibition development from a curatorial perspective, interpretive strategies regarding artwork and exhibitions, and knowledge about certain artists and their works, Museum Uncrated promises insightful and significant takeaways for attendees.
Narrative Art tells a story. Many believe that the stories contained within and conveyed by Narrative Art bear witness to profound universal truths and aspirations in the domain of human activity and culture-making. Caribbean philosopher, Lewis R. Gordon once described art as being the “expression of human beings creating belonging in a world that really didn’t have to have us.” Come meet and join Plain Art Museum’s recently appointed Director | CEO, Erin Shapiro who discusses art’s ability to narrate and tell stories across diverse human cultures and complex social arrangements, in attempts to sustain and preserve future generations.