Spring 2022 Foundation To-Life, Inc. Arthur and Carol Kaufman Goldberg Visiting Curator Lecture
Monday, March 28, 7-9 PM
Roosevelt House at Hunter College
47-49 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065
This event is free, open to the public, and live captioning (CART) and ASL interpretation will be provided. This event will also be live-streamed on Zoom. RSVP HERE FOR ZOOM LINK
Please note: all in-person attendees must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination through CUNY’s Cleared4 access form online in advance of the event.
Hunter College is pleased to announcement that Bridget R. Cooks, Associate Professor of Art History and African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine and curator of The Black Index (on view at Hunter’s Leubsdorf Gallery, February 1–April 3, 2022), is the Spring 2022 Foundation To-Life, Inc. Arthur and Carol Kaufman Goldberg Visiting Curator. Please join us Monday, March 28th for a public lecture by Dr. Cooks. This event will take place in-person at Roosevelt House and will also be live-streamed.
Bridget R. Cooks is Associate Professor of Art History and African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on African American artists, Black visual culture, and museum criticism. Cooks has worked in museum education and has curated several exhibitions including, Grafton Tyler Brown: Exploring California (2018), Pasadena Museum of California Art, Ernie Barnes: A Retrospective at the California African American Museum (2019), CAAM, and the nationally touring exhibition The Black Index (2021–2022).
She is author of the book Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum (University of Massachusetts Press, 2011). Her writing can be found in dozens of art exhibition catalogues as well as academic publications such as the journals Afterall, Afterimage, American Studies, Aperture, and American Quarterly.