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Bringing Forward the Past: Art, Identity, and the American South

February 16 @ 8:00 am - February 18 @ 5:00 pm

A day-and-a-half long interdisciplinary symposium that will convene artists, curators, scholars, and the public to explore issues related to identity, race, indigeneity, trauma, and memory. Occurring February 16-18, Bringing Forward the Past will intersect several concurrent projects and its local community, with deep ties to national conversations about these issues. Speakers include historians Dr. Sarah Lewis and Dr. Gwendolyn Dubois Shaw. Updated speakers and panelists to come.

You can see a full schedule of the symposium and also register by visiting the event website here.


Mississippi Museum of Art, Inc.


Mississippi Museum of Art
380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201
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