Black Icons of Art: Thelma Golden and Rujeko Hockley

October 7, 2019

Black Icons

Monday October 7 2019 • 7:00pm – 8:15pm
Available for live streaming


WNYC’s Rebecca Carroll sits down for an intimate and unfiltered conversation with Thelma Golden, director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, and Rujeko Hockley, assistant curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, for the launch of Black Icons of Art — a new limited series. 

The pair will talk to Rebecca about their experiences growing a beloved Harlem institution, cultivating diversity at historically white institutions and their thoughts on what lies ahead for the art world.

About the Series

In Black Icons of Art, Rebecca Carroll sits down with some of the art world’s most influential Black creators, thinkers and curators. Artists and critics will reflect on their creative processes, their career journeys and the unique struggles they faced breaking into the art world. Rebecca previously hosted a limited series on Black Icons of Podcasting, featuring some of the podcasting world’s most influential Black hosts and producers.

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