Art Bites Gallery Talk

Friday, June 28, 2024, 12:15 – 12:45pm EDT
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Free | Meet in Renwick Gallery Lobby
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In-person | Renwick Gallery
  • Gallery Talks & Tours
Renwick Gallery
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Join SAAM’s research fellows for this lunchtime series of gallery talks as they share new discoveries about artworks on view. Learn the stories behind these objects and how each one tells us about an ever-changing culture in the United States. Kéla Jackson, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, discusses L'Merchie Frazier’s From a Birmingham Jail: MLK.   

Image/Credit: L'Merchie Frazier, From a Birmingham Jail: MLK, 1996, silk, photo transfer, gel medium, dyes, and beads, 50 x 42 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (126.8 x 107.9 x 5.6 cm), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of L'Merchie Frazier in memory of Watty and Alberta Frazier and James and Merchie Dooley (grandparents), 2002.41