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April 2019

Free

Poetry Reading with Jacob Bacharach

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a reading of Jacob Bacharach’s poem, Ohr Ein Sof–Light Without End. Jacob’s poem is the current literary work featured on artist Janet Zweig’s Analog Scroll on the N. Main Street bridge.

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A True Indian: The Art, Artifice and Politics of Edward S. Curtis’ North American Indian

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Dr. Shannon Egan, Director of Schmucker Art Gallery at Gettysburg College, will discuss Curtis’ work in relationship to varying perceptions and politics of the artist’s Native American subject as well as to photography’s inseparable and fraught connection with notions of …

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May 2019

Free

Tintype Photography Demonstration and Photoshoot with Artist Will Wilson

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Using a large format camera and the historic wet plate collodion process, the artist Will Wilson invites the public to engage in the ritual interchange that is the photographic studio portrait. As a gesture of reciprocity, the artist will gift …

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In Conversation: Will Wilson and Jami Powell

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Jami Powell, a citizen of the Osage Nation, is the Associate Curator of Native American Art at the Hood Museum of Art; and as a sitter of Will Wilson’s, she will discuss his artistic process and the motivation behind his …

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In Conversation: Mickalene Thomas and Jose Diaz, Chief Curator, The Andy Warhol Museum

May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

The Westmoreland, in partnership with The Andy Warhol
Museum, presents a conversation exploring the artistic
practices and thematic and stylistic similarities between the
work of Thomas and Andy Warhol. Diaz, Chief Curator at
The Warhol, and Thomas will discuss her …

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The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America with Chef Sean Sherman

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
August Wilson Cultural Center, 980 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States

The Westmoreland, in partnership with the August Wilson
Cultural Center, presents a talk by Sherman, Oglala Lakota
from the Pine Ridge reservation and the founder of
The Sioux Chef. Chef Sean is committed to revitalizing
Native American cuisine. He is …

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