7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
The Ties that Bind: Haiti, the United States, and the Art of Ulrick Jean-Pierre in Comparative Perspective
September 6, 2018 - January 7, 2019
Spencer Art Museum
Dolph Simons Family Gallery & The Estelle S. & Robert A. Long Ellis Foundation Gallery
Monday - Closed
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday - 10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday - 10:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday - Noon - 4:00 p.m.
This exhibition reveals the deep historical connections between Haiti and the Unites States through the lens of 20th-century Haitian ar. Visit the Spencer Art Museum to continue the conversation of the 2018-19 KU Common Book Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work. The exhibit will be up until January 7, 2019.
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The Unexpected Caribbean Symposium
October 18 - 20 2018
The University of Kansas, Lawrence KS
Time and Location are TBD.
The Association of Caribbean Women Writers & Scholars (ACWWS), partnering with KU’s Institute of Haitian Studies and Center of Latin American & Caribbean Studies, is planning a two-day interdisciplinary symposium and an educator workshop for regional teachers focusing on The Unexpected Caribbean. One of the keynote speakers will be Ulrick Jean-Pierre, a visual artist born in Haiti whose work explores the connections between the histories and cultures of Haiti and Louisiana.