American Art in a Global Context
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium


DAY 1
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2006


2 p.m., Introductions
Cynthia Mills, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Elizabeth Glassman, Terra Foundation for American Art


2:15 to 4:30 p.m., Overviews: Looking for the Big Picture
Moderator: Wanda M. Corn, Stanford University


5 p.m., Keynote Address
Introduction: Ned Rifkin, Under Secretary for Art, Smithsonian Institution

Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, "Santayana's Boomerang and Barr's Torpedo: On the Unity of American Art"