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Virtual Event: Curators in Conversation: Souls Grown Deep

This is a virtual event that will take place via Zoom.
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This event takes place from 12-1PM CST.

The Souls Grown Deep Foundation promotes the work of African American artists from the American South, and supports their communities by fostering economic empowerment, racial and social justice, and educational advancement. Join us in conversation with the foundation curator, Raina Lampkins-Fielder, and three emerging curator interns—Starasea Nidiala Camara (Mia), Ja’Hari Ortega (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston), and Stella Hendricks (Baltimore Museum of Art)—as they talk about their experiences in curation, event planning, and exhibition development at their respective museums.
Held in conjunction with the special exhibition “In the Presence of Our Ancestors: Southern Perspectives in African American Art”, on view through December 5, 2021.


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To attend this program: RSVP by calling (612) 870-6323 or click here to register online and receive an email with the Zoom link for the program. If you have never used Zoom before, you will be prompted to download the Zoom app or join from your browser. Zoom works best on the Google Chrome browser. If you are having any trouble, contact our visitor experience team at

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