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Restoring the Overlooked History of Black Artists and Writers in Princeton and Trenton in the Later 20th Century

November 30, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Rex Goreleigh Wash Day, 1979, oil on canvas, 28 x 22 inches, Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Artr

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for a discussion on oral history and its significance to local race, art, and history.

This event will feature panelists Shirley Satterfield, founder of the Witherspoon-Jackson Cultural and Historical Society, Princeton; Lawrence Hilton, collector of African American art and longtime member of the Trenton, NJ art and music community; and Stephanie Schwartz, Curator of Collections and Research, Historical Society of Princeton; Margaret O’Reilly, director, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton; Aubrey Kauffman, Trenton artist/photographer, and former president, Trenton Artists Workshop Association (TAWA).

Exhibition curators Rhinold L. Ponder and Judith K. Brodsky will moderate. The presentation will include video clips of interviews with Wendell T. Brooks and other artists, collectors, and community members. 

This panel, free and open to the public, is held in conjunction with the Arts Council’s groundbreaking exhibition, RETRIEVING THE LIFE AND ART OF JAMES WILSON EDWARDS AND A CIRCLE OF BLACK ARTISTS, on view through December 3, 2022.

Co-curators Rhinold Ponder and Judith K. Brodsky will moderate. 


November 30, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Art on Hulfish
11 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ