The N'namdi Center Atelier Curatorial Lecture Series With Dr. Tuliza Fleming

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N'Namdi Center For Contemporary Art says
The N'Namdi Center announces the N'Namdi Atelier Curatorial Lecture Series, which will begin on Saturday afternoons in April 2015. Featuring a diverse array of voices from the museum community, the lecture series will focus on behind-the-scenes insight to museum practices, and what it takes to plan and curate museum exhibitions.

On Saturday, April 11th, Dr. Tuliza Fleming, Curator for the NMAAHC Smithsonian National Museum For African American History And Culture joins us from Washington, DC.

Dr. Tuliza Fleming is a Museum Curator at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), Smithsonian Institution. In 2010, she co-curated the exhibition, “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment. Currently, she is serving as the Lead Curator for the museum’s Visual Arts Gallery, one of eight inaugural exhibitions scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. Over the course of her career, Dr. Fleming has worked in and consulted for a variety of museums and cultural institutions, such as the August Wilson Cultural Center; The Taft Museum of Art; The Cincinnati Museum Center; The DuSable Museum of African American History, Inc.; the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center; the Spelman College Art Museum; The National Gallery of Art; The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland; and, the National Portrait Gallery. Her publications include, “The Convergence of Aesthetics, Politics and Culture: Jeff Donaldson’s Wives of Shango” (University of Chicago); “It’s Showtime! The Birth of the Apollo Theater” (Smithsonian Books); “The ‘Museum Baby’ Grows Up: Being a Curator of Color in a Monochromatic Art Museum World” (Museum News); Breaking Racial Barriers: African American Portraits in the Harmon Foundation Collection (Pomegranate Press), and Around the Bend: Monumental Steel Sculptures by Bret Price (The Dayton Art Institute). Dr. Fleming received her B.A. from Spelman College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in American art history from the University of Maryland, College Park.

***This event is FREE & open to the public***
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