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Art by African Americans in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Celebrating the Common Wealth

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 465 Huntington Ave Boston, MA, 02115 United States (map)

Join us for the launch of a new MFA publication, Common Wealth: Art by African Americans in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Presentations by eminent scholars, collectors, and curators explore these important and fascinating works of art and discuss many of the recent acquisitions from the John P. Axelrod Collection. With:

John P. Axelrod, Eminent Benefactor 
Elliot Bostwick Davis, John Moors Cabot Chair, Art of the Americas 
Edmund Barry Gaither, director and curator, Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists 
Andrew Haines, associate conservator, Furniture and Frame Conservation 
Michael Rosenfeld, principal, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
Gwendolyn Shaw, honorary overseer; associate professor and undergraduate chair, American Art, University of Pennsylvania 
Lowery Sims, William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator, Museum of Art and Design

January 14, 2015
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston