Join us as we welcome Makeda Best to our Art Talk Lecture Series.
Visiting artists, writers, art historians and critics, and curators discuss and present their work and ideas during a public lecture series sponsored by the MFA Visual Arts program during each residency.
These events are free and open to the public and are accessible by MBTA redline train to Porter square. The Art Talks Lecture Series is sponsored by the College of Art and Design MFA in Visual Arts program and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Scholar, artist, and curator, Best is the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Harvard Art Museums. Previously, Best has been faculty at the California College of Art and the University of Vermont, and an assistant curator at SF MoMA. She is co-editor and contributor to Conflict, Identity and Protest in American Art, which explores the powerful relationship between artistic product and cultures of conflict in the United States. Best earned an MFA at Cal Arts, and an MA and PhD at Harvard University.