Panel Discussion: Retrieving the Overlooked History of Black Artists in Princeton and Trenton in the Later 20th Century
Join us to learn about oral history and how it relates to local history, art, and the history of race in our cities.
Shirley Satterfield, founder of the Witherspoon-Jackson Cultural and Historical Society
Lawrence Hilton, collector of African American art and longtime member of the art and music community in Trenton, New Jersey
Stephanie Schwartz, Curator of Collections and Research, Historical Society of Princeton
Margaret O’Reilly, Director, New Jersey State Museum
Aubrey Kauffman, Trenton-based artist and photographer, and former president, Trenton Artists Workshop Association
Moderated by curators Rhinold L. Ponder and Judith K. Brodsky, this discussion will also feature video clips of interviews with Wendell T. Brooks and other artists, collectors, and community members.
Organized by the Arts Council of Princeton and cosponsored by the Princeton University Art Museum, this panel will accompany the exhibition Retrieving the Life and Art of James Wilson Edwards and a Circle of Black Artists, on view from October 14 through December 3 at the Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Arts Center.