Museum Uncrated: Narrative Artwork and Storytelling in Art

February 21, 2024, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Listed In: Talks and Screenings

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.

Generous support for Museum Uncrated is provided by Art Bridges.

Events Calendar

December 2016

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