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CANCELED: Seminar on Innovative Curatorial Practice: John Akomfrah and Okwui Enwezor

Artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah and Okwui Enwezor, director of Haus der Kunst, in Munich, Germany, will present this year’s lecture.


Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA

This event has been canceled.

The fourth annual Seminar on Innovative Curatorial Practice, sponsored by a consortium of Harvard museums, will feature a conversation between John Akomfrah and Okwui Enwezor, in which they will explore contemporary exhibition-making and the future of museum display. Particular attention will be paid to exhibitions that cross disciplines and link the worlds of art and science.

John Akomfrah is an artist and filmmaker. He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2008.

Okwui Enwezor is the director of Haus der Kunst, in Munich, Germany, and the artistic director of the 56th Venice Biennale.

Cosponsored by the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, the Harvard Art Museums, and the Harvard University Committee on the Arts.

The lecture will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Broadway.

Free admission, but passes are required. Passes will be given out at the door, beginning at 5pm, at the Broadway entrance. One pass per person; saving seats is not permitted. Please note that large bags and suitcases are not allowed inside the lecture hall.

Complimentary parking available in the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street, Cambridge.

Modern and contemporary art programs at the Harvard Art Museums are made possible in part by generous support from the Emily Rauh Pulitzer and Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Fund for Modern and Contemporary Art.