Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative Series: Women Artists Respond to Place

The significance of landscapes, places, and narratives of all kinds will be examined through the works of contemporary women artists in Smithsonian collections.

WHEN: March 31 |5:00 PM

This virtual event will be live captioned.

ADMISSION: FREE! | Registration required here
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Rebecca Trautmann, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, National Museum of the American Indian
Tuliza Fleming, Curator of American Art, National Museum of African American History and Culture

Moderated by:
Tricia Edwards, Deputy Director, Smithsonian Affiliations

Snug Harbor brings the Smithsonian to Staten Island with this virtual series of exciting lectures examining the contribution of women throughout history. As a Smithsonian Affiliate in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, the series explores aspects of women in American history and covers topics ranging from African American Women in activism to women’s influence on aeronautics and television.

Rebecca Head Trautmann is an assistant curator of contemporary art at the National Museum of the American Indian and project curator for the National Native American Veterans Memorial. She curated the exhibitions Vantage Point: The Contemporary Native Art Collection (2010) and Making Marks: Prints from Crow’s Shadow Press (2013) and is a co-curator of Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting (2020).

Tuliza Fleming is the Interim Chief Curator of Visual Arts at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). During her tenure, she played a critical role in building the Museum’s art collection, served as lead curator for the inaugural exhibition Visual Art and the American Experience (2016), curated Clementine Hunter: Life on Melrose Plantation (2018), and co-curated Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment (2010). Prior to her current position, she was the Associate Curator of American Art at the Dayton Art Institute where she organized exhibitions such as The Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany and Monet and the Age of American Impressionism.

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is a Smithsonian Affiliate organization. This program is supported in part with public funding through the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative.