Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Host: 
South Florida
Venue: 
Alfred Dupont Building
Address: 
169 E Flagler St #5
Miami,
Florida
33131

Join fellow alumni and friends of the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of African American Art, University of Maryland Alumni Association and the College of Arts and Humanities for an evening of food, drinks, and conversation. "The Living Legacy National Speaking Tour" features the center's founder, Distinguised University Professor Emeritus of Art David C. Driskell and Executive Director, Professor Curlee R. Holton. Their conversation will highlight Driskell's contributions as an artist, scholar, and cultural historian and the contributions of African American artists to the country’s artistic heritage.

David C. Driskell has lived through and witnessed firsthand the dynamic historic changes that define America’s contemporary cultural landscape. In addition to Driskell’s singular accomplishments, he is a gifted and inspiring speaker whose personal narrative brings with it an intimate and powerful voice.

**David Driskell joined the faculty of the Department of Art at the University of Maryland, College Park in 1977 and served as its Chairperson from 1978-1983. In 1995, he was named Distinguished University Professor of Art and taught until his retirement in 1998. In 2001, the University of Maryland established the David C. Driskell Center to honor Prof. Driskell as an Artist, Art Historian, Collector, Curator, and Scholar. The Center honors Prof. Driskell by preserving the rich heritage of African American visual art and culture.

Reception: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Talk: 6:30PM - 8:00PM
 

Cost: 

Free

RSVP by: 
12/3/18
Contact: 

For questions:
Cara Folk
Email: cfolk@umd.edu

Partnered with the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of African American Art.

Landing Page Photo:
David C. Driskell

Spirits Watching, 1986-1995 (detail)
Hand -colored offset lithograph, 23/100    
Printed by Brandywine Workshop
© David C. Driskell