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Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Tommie Smith and Glenn Kaino
Event Details
September 29, 2018
2:00 p.m.
Free for Members
$14.50 for Not-Yet-Members
High Museum of Art
Hill Auditorium

Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Michael Rooks sits down with gold medal sprinter Tommie Smith and conceptual artist Glenn Kaino to discuss the multiyear collaboration between the two which resulted in the exhibition With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino & Tommie Smith. Listen as they continue the conversation about the ongoing struggle for civil rights and the current moment of reckoning with racial injustice in America.

Seating is limited. Please reserve your tickets on this page.

Support for Conversations with Contemporary Artists is provided by the Jane F. and Clayton F. Jackson Conversations with Contemporary Artists Endowment.

Photo credit: Tommie Smith (center) at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City, 1968. The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images. Photo by John Dominis.


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