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Visual and Performing Arts Dept. Guest Speaker (Black Box)

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African Art Lunchtime Lecture The VMFA’s Karen Getty will give a talk on African art on February 8th, 2023 in the black box theatre during lunch. Karen Getty earned her BA in art history at The College of William and Mary and holds an MA in art history with a focus on African and African American art from Virginia Commonwealth University. In her 30 minute talk, she will discuss how the VMFA’s African art collection started and has continued to grow, how it is currently organized, and some basics about historical/traditional African art through the lens of their collection. The talk is open to all interested faculty and students and is sponsored by the MLWGS Visual and Performing Arts Department, the MLWGS chapter of the National Art Honor Society, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Statewide program.