Special Event

The City Talks: Telling Our Stories

Thursday, June 1, 2023
7:00 pm–8:15 pm
Edward H. Linde Gallery (Gallery 168)
Included with General Admission
Add to Calendar 2023-06-01 19:00:00 2023-06-01 20:15:00 The City Talks: Telling Our Stories Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

Black art can be a vehicle for storytelling, allowing generations to pass both trauma and triumph down through time. Although Black artists have been foundational creators of America’s history and culture, they are often unacknowledged contributors to the nation’s story. Join this conversation with Boston community leaders about what it means to have a “seat at the table” and why representation is vital in art institutions.

Presented in partnership with the Royall House and Slave Quarters.


Matigan Holloway, public relations associate, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Karmimadeebora McMillan, artist
Kyera Singleton, executive director, Royall House and Slave Quarters
Moderated by Emily Conwell, Table of Voices program manager, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Before and After the Event


6:45 and 8:30 pm
Edward H. Linde Gallery, 168

Experience REPRISE, a performance by poet and artist Golden responding to the exhibition “Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina.”


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