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Past Event June 8, 2019 / 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Visiting Curator Series
Naima J. Keith
Presented by Flux Projects
Flux Projects is pleased to present curator Naima J. Keith at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. The Flux Projects Visiting Curator Series invites esteemed national and international curators to conduct studio visits with Atlanta-based artists. The goal for the program is to generate exposure and opportunity for area artists and cultivate broader recognition for Atlanta’s vibrant and innovative arts community. During their visit, each curator also presents a public program.
Flux Projects engages Atlanta’s public spaces with thought-provoking art that changes the way people experience the city and think about our community.
Naima J. Keith is the newly appointed Vice President of Education and Public Programs at LACMA. From 2016 – 2019, Keith was the Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the California African American Museum (CAAM) where she was tasked with guiding the curatorial and education departments as well as marketing and communications. During her tenure at CAAM, Keith also curated several exhibitions, including Hank Willis Thomas: Black Righteous Space (2016), Genevieve Grignard: Smell the Roses (2016) Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle: The Evanesced (2017) and Gary Simmons: Fade to Black (2017–8). She was the 2017 recipient of the David C. Driesell Prize in recognition of her contributions to the field of African American art history and is co-artistic director of Prospect.5 in New Orleans in 2020.
February 23 / 12:00pm
A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.
February 28 / 6:00pm
MINT at the MET
Presented by the Young Professionals
Join other members of Atlanta Contemporary for a special behind-the-scenes look at MINT’s new exhibitions curated by Makeda Jean Lewis
March 14 / 3:00pm
Petri Dish Picassos + Atlanta Science Festival
Presented by Georgia Tech BBUGS
Come learn about professional artists that use bacteria to make living artwork and learn how to become a petri dish Picasso yourself!