Join international scholars, curators, and contemporary artists for discussions and presentations related to the New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts, and other recently opened American art museums, wings, and galleries, from Boston to Bentonville.
Welcome and Introduction
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and Chief Executive Officer, MMA
Morrison H. Heckscher, Lawrence A. Fleischman Chairman of the American Wing, MMA
Keynote Address: What Makes American Art American?
Adam Gopnik, author and staff writer, The New Yorker
American Art in the Museum: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Headed? Kathleen A. Foster, Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Senior Curator of American Art and Director, Center for American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Putting American Art on an International Stage
Alan Wallach, Ralph H. Wark Professor of Art and Art History and Professor of American Studies Emeritus, College of William and Mary
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This program is made possible by The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts.