What’s Happening at The Westmoreland?

Events, talks, tours, classes, and more. The Westmoreland Museum of American Art offers a variety of programming for all ages as well as rotating exhibitions.

Join us for events each month or see what we are hosting next!

Virtual Program Equity & Discomfort: Let’s Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Let’s talk about it! Artist-in-Residence Madame Christiane Dolores and Director of Learning, Engagement and Partnerships Erica Nuckles share their thoughts and vulnerabilities about addressing sensitive topics like race, gender, and identity while respecting differing perspectives. Why does the concept of equity cause discomfort?

Free (advance registration required)

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Virtual In Conversation: Stephen Towns & Kilolo Luckett

Join artist Stephen Towns and curator Kilolo Luckett for this livestreamed virtual program as they have a conversation to discuss the exhibition, Stephen Towns: Declaration & Resistance. This is a companion program to one done in the summer of 2020 during Towns’ residency at Fallingwater as he prepared for the exhibition. You can view the previous program on the Museum’s YouTube channel.

Free (advance registration required)

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An Evening with Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Historian, writer and lecturer Erica Armstrong Dunbar, will discuss researching and documenting African American history in her award-winning book Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, who is also the subject of two story quilts featured in Stephen Towns: Declaration & Resistance.

Artist Stephen Towns and Kilolo Luckett, guest curator of the exhibition, will attend Dunbar’s presentation and contribute to the discussion. Following the program, Dunbar will be available to autograph books.

$10 member / $15 non-member

Advance registration is required.

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