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Connective Conversations: Julie Rodrigues Widholm

Thursday, November 21 at 4:00pm

Lawrence Hall, 115
1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR

Connective Conversations | Inside Oregon Art- Curator and Critic Tours and Lectures

Julie Rodrigues Widholm : “Expanding the Canon: A Call for Curatorial Activism in 21st Century Museums"

Julie Rodrigues Widholm is Director and Chief Curator of DePaul Art Museum where she leads the strategic and artistic vision to promote equity and interdisciplinary education in art museums. Prior to taking the helm at DPAM in September 2015, she was Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art. She has organized more than 100 solo and group exhibitions, including Julia Fish: bound by spectrum, Brendan Fernandes: The Living Mask, Barbara Jones-Hogu: Resist, Relate, Unite, Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks, Doris Salcedo, Unbound: Contemporary Art after Frida Kahlo, Escultura Social: A New Generation of Art from Mexico City, which have been presented at museums across the U.S. such as DePaul Art Museum, MCA Chicago, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Perez Art Museum Miami, the Nasher Museum at Duke University, MIT List Visual Arts Center, among others. She grew up in Brazil, Mozambique, Portugal, Germany, and across the U.S.

This lecture is made possible by the Connective Conversations | Inside Oregon Art, Curator and Critic Tours and Lectures, a partnership between The Ford Family Foundation and the UO School of Art + Design, Department of Art.