Join the Bronx Museum of the Arts for a free public program at The Block Gallery with curator Kimberli Gant, the McKinnon Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA. Co-presented in partnership with Artadia as part of Art & Dialogue: New York, Gant will discuss her curatorial practice working in ethnic-specific, contemporary, and encyclopedic museums.
Friday, December 13, 6:30pm
The Block Gallery
80 White Street, 2nd Floor
New York NY 10013
Kimberli Gant has held curatorial positions at the Newark Museum, The Contemporary Austin, and the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts. She has organized numerous exhibitions including Multiple Modernisms, Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam through Time & Place, and De-Luxe. Kimberli holds Art History degrees from the University of Texas Austin, Columbia University, and Pitzer College.
Art & Dialogue is Artadia's national programming initiative that forges connections between visual artists, curators, and diverse publics in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco through a series of studio visits, public programs, and online engagement.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural destination that presents innovative contemporary art exhibitions and education programs and is committed to promoting cross-cultural dialogues for diverse audiences. Committed to supporting New York's creative community, the Bronx Museum's Block Gallery is the dedicated home of the AIM Fellowship, the museum’s signature training program offering career management resources to aid artists in building sustainable studio practices while expanding peer and professional networks. Since its founding, AIM has provided pivotal career support to a diverse roster of over 1,200 of New York's most promising artists.
Photo courtesy of Kimberli Gant
The Bronx Museum's AIM Fellowship and Block Gallery receive support from 80 White Street, Jerome Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Miranda Family Fund, The New York Community Trust, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, William Talbott Hillman Foundation, The O'Grady Foundation, the Friends of AIM patron circle, and generous individuals.