Black Grassroots Graffiti and Memorial Transforming From Informal to Formal Museum Spaces | Robert Lehman Distinguished Lecture
New Britain Museum of American Art hosts an event Thursday, February 4, 6:30 p.m.
Join Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) Historian, Dr. Dann J. Broyld, in an examination of the history of graffiti tracing it’s origins from the grassroots and streets to its eventual place in formal museum galleries.
Dr. Dann J. Broyld
His talk will address the modern quest in several urban centers to have legal public spaces for free-form art while examining how the dynamic work of Shantell Martin and her philosophy of “draw on everything” fits into this conversation.
REGISTER for the event.
Sponsored in part by the Greater Hartford Arts Council and the State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development.