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Reflecting on Colescott: Identity, Satire, and Politics

We are pleased to offer this guest post by the members of improv trio Broke Gravy, a community partner for Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott, which closed earlier this month. In this guest blog post, the trio reflects on the exhibition’s final public program, Perspectives on Colescott: Identity, Satire, and Politics,…  Read more

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Perspectives on Colescott: Identity, Satire, and Politics

As we approach the closing of Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott, many of us are left with more questions than answers. This feeling of uncertainty carries a particular tension with it in the climate of 2020. At the same time, however, the instability embedded in our discussions around race, gender, identity, and art…  Read more

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Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott Closing Virtual Programs

As Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott comes to a close, this talk with Erin Christovale takes a deep dive into two works: Emergency Room by Colescott and Framed by Modernism by Carrie Mae Weems. Thinking about the landscapes of American and modernist social relationships, this close-read considers the representations of race and…  Read more

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Art & Conversation: Art and Race Matters

Tuesday, October 20 at 10 a.m. with Grace Kook-Anderson, Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Artvia live Zoom Webinar and Facebook Livestream Join our Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art, Grace Kook-Anderson, in a discussion about Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott. This exhibition is the first full retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial…  Read more

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July Reopening & New Exhibition Schedule

Beginning July 16, the Museum will reopen some of its galleries and welcome a limited number of visitors to ensure everyone’s health and well-being. Over the summer, more galleries of the Museum will be reopened as conditions allow. The schedule of exhibitions that were postponed due to the COVID-19 closure has also been updated, including the extension of…  Read more