Coming up at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Jan. 20, 2014

Emancipating the Past:

Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power

Opening Reception: Friday, January 24

5 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

Public Reception
6 - 8 p.m.

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art presents “Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power,” on view from January 25 to April 6, 2014. Featuring 60 objects from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation, the exhibition and programs explore Walker’s innovative approach to historical narrative and the complexities and ambiguities of racial representation in her work. READ MORE.


A series of programs complement the exhibition and include a curator’s talk with Jessi DiTillio; a conversation with collector Jordan Schnitzer; lectures by guest speakers Arlene R. Keizer, associate professor of English, University of California at Irvine, Walidah Imarisha, author and adjunct professor Portland State University, and Robert Storr, Dean of Yale’s School of Art; Tardis Ensemble Concert; and a special film screening of Lotte Reiniger’s “The Adventures of Prince Achmed” with a live original score performed by Miles and Karina. See the full schedule