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K-State Today

January 26, 2016



K-State MLK Week: Beach museum offers video keynote by Julian Bond, discussion on two African-American artists

By Abby Howard

Watch video of a unique 15-minute keynote address by civil and human rights leader Julian Bond, delivered at the 2011 Indianapolis Museum of Art symposium "Hard Truths: A Forum on Art and the Politics of Difference," a gathering in conjunction with the exhibition "Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial." Learn a bit about Dial's highly original artwork, and hear an update on K-State's Gordon Parks Digital Humanities Project, carried out in collaboration with the Gordon Parks Museum in Fort Scott. Leaders from K-State's Black Student Union will comment and lead the audience discussion.

The event takes place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art's UMB Theater.

This event is a part of #KStateMLKweek.

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