Thursday, September 15, 2016

Symposium: “José Gómez Sicre's Legacy and Contributions to Latin American Art” on Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 12:00pm-5:00pm at the Art Museum of the Americas — Washington, DC USA

“José Gómez Sicre's Legacy Symposium” September 15, 2016 at the
Art Museum of the Americas
Symposium: “José Gómez Sicre's Legacy and Contributions to Latin American Art” on Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 12:00pm-5:00pm at the Art Museum of the Americas (AMA) — Washington, DC USA; Event Details - Where: Art Museum of the Americas (AMA); Location: 201 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006; Hours: 10am-5pm Tue-Sun; Hours: 10am-5pm Tue-Sun; Telephone: (202) 370-0147; Email: artmus@oas.org or aospinaj@oas.org for group tour info; Admission: Free
Event Description: “On Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 12:00pm-5:00pm, AMA will host a symposium that will seek to juxtapose Gómez-Sicre’s promotion of Cuban art and the efforts scholars, modern and contemporary art museums and other institutions, both in Cuba and the United States, are making to support of contemporary Cuban art ... A half-century ago, Cuban-born curator José Gómez-Sicre took the reins of the OAS’s art program, thrusting himself head-on into the rapidly expanding Latin American art world, bringing young and emerging talent to the OAS’s budding exhibition space. Impassioned by the arts, Gomez-Sicre planted the seeds of what is today considered among world’s finest collections of modern and contemporary Latin American and Caribbean art. AMA will be celebrating the centennial of Gómez-Sicre’s birth throughout 2016, honoring his contribution to the legacy of art of the Hemisphere ...” -- Read more: José Gómez Sicre's Legacy Symposium
For further information: José Gómez Sicre's Legacy Symposium, AMA Museum-Facebook and OAS Museum. For ticket information: Eventbrite-José Gómez Sicre's Legacy Symposium. Related Article: https://repeatingislands.com/2016/09/10/sicres-eye-in-washington-dc/.

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