As the Black liberation holiday is being embraced by the mainstream, it feels important to note that actions (and dollars) speak louder than words. Here are a few Black-led organizations to support on June 19 and beyond.
Documentarian Arlen Parsa took John Trumbull’s famous work, “Declaration of Independence,” and marked the faces of every man that controlled enslaved people with a red dot.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the paintings of four House speakers who served in the Confederacy to be removed tomorrow, on Juneteenth.
The museum in this moment can be transformed by a repertoire of antifascist actions that consists of mourning, militancy, and liberation.
PORTAL, the National Portrait Gallery’s Scholarly Center, announces a series of Zoom webinars featuring artists, curators, and scholars in conversation about portraiture and performance art.
In this ongoing series, curators and members of the Native arts community share five artists they were looking forward to seeing at the 2020 Indian Market, which has been postponed to 2021.
Elizabeth Purchell’s collage film Ask Any Buddy stitches together 100 adult films from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, illuminating aspects of everyday life amid the sex.
LGBTQ Pride month is now. Every day in June, we are celebrating the community by featuring one queer art worker and asking them to reflect on what this moment means to them.
MMCA’s retrospective, on view June 18–October 4, showcases 90 works and archives by the pioneering geometric abstractionist.