Panel Discussions and Book Launch, Mickalene Thomas / Portrait of an Unlikely Space

Brown front cover of book with the title is framed by a rope-like pattern.

Mickalene Thomas / Portrait of an Unlikely Space by Keely Orgeman, with contributions by Mickalene Thomas and Deborah Willis (Yale University Art Gallery, 2023)

Join us in person at the Yale University Art Gallery or on Zoom for panel discussions related to the exhibition Mickalene Thomas / Portrait of an Unlikely Space and featuring artists, curators, and scholars. This program is followed by an in-person keynote conversation and reception at NXTHVN celebrating the release of the accompanying catalogue, which includes contributions by cocurators Mickalene Thomas (b. 1971, M.F.A. 2002) and Keely Orgeman, the Seymour H. Knox, Jr., Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, as well as scholar Deborah Willis.

Panel discussions generously cosponsored by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Terra Foundation for American Art, and the Yale University Art Gallery’s Janet and Simeon Braguin Fund and Martin A. Ryerson Lectureship Fund. Keynote conversation and book launch generously cosponsored by NXTHVN and the Yale School of Art.

To register for in-person or virtual attendance at the panel discussions hosted by the Gallery, visit On Zoom, closed captions will be available in English.

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