Arts & Leisure

Virtual lecture: ‘When art meets history’

"MUSEUMS OF THE Future" by Ric Kasini Kadour, digital collage, 2021.

The Henry Sheldon Museum presents a lecture by curator Ric Kasini Kadour on April 13, at 7 p.m.,  via Zoom. This is the seventh talk in the virtual series “Elephant in the Room: Exploring the Future of Museums” convened by the Stewart-Swift Research Center. 

Can museums become 21st century public squares? How do arts organizations allow the public to experience and understand the multiple histories that inform contemporary life? These questions undergird the research of Kadour, who will speak about how artists can use historic sites, collections, and archives to make work that contributes to civic discourse and heal social divisions.

Kadour, 2020-2021 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Curatorial Fellow, is a cultural worker. His curatorial work includes the Vermont Arts Council, Rokeby Museum, SVAC, 516 ARTS, and art venues in Canada, Ireland, Scotland, and the U.S. His writing has appeared in Hyperallergic, Kolaj Magazine, OEI, Vermont Magazine, Seven Days, and Art New England. He holds a BA in Comparative Religion from the University of Vermont.

This series, funded by Vermont Humanities, is free and open to all. To learn more and register visit henrysheldonmuseum.org/elephant-in-the-room.

Share this story:

More News
Arts & Leisure

Singers come together in weekly ‘Choral Lab’

If you’ve been to downtown Bristol on a Wednesday night recently, you may have noticed a c … (read more)

Arts & Leisure

Poet’s Corner: Tapping, Tapping for Essence

Downy Woodpecker, a small guy,/ pecks at big wood./ A storm is brewing/ and I’m still half … (read more)

Arts & Leisure

Salisbury Summer Performance Series returns for 42nd year

The Salisbury Congregational Church announces the 42nd season of the Salisbury Summer Perf … (read more)

Share this story:

The Addison Independent will be closed on Monday, July 4th. The newspaper will be published on Thursday, as usual.