Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 8, 2012, at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis as part of the Susan Sherman Speakers Series, which features world-renowned artists.
This event is free and open to the public.
While at the Studio Museum, Golden has organized many notable exhibitions including Chris Ofili: Afro Muses 1995-2005; Black Romantic; Freestyle; Frequency; Glenn Ligon: Stranger; Martin Puryear: The Cane Project; and Isaac Julien: Vagabondia.
Golden holds a B.A. in Art History and African-American Studies from Smith College and honorary doctorates from the City College of New York (2009), San Francisco Art Institute (2008), Smith College (2004), Moore College of Art and Design (2003), and was awarded a Barnard Medal of Distinction from Barnard College in 2010.
Golden is currently a member of the Committee for the Preservation of the White House and was appointed to the position by President Barack Obama in 2010.
Editor's note: The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis shared this event.