Vision and Legacy: African Arts at LACMA & A Tribute to Samella Lewis



Samella Lewis, Field (Detail), 1968, Print, Jean and Arthur Ames Fund, Scripps College


Dr. Mary (Polly) Nooter Roberts, professor of world arts and cultures at UCLA and consulting curator of African Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, will speak about the African art at LACMA. In addition, she will offer a tribute to Samella Lewis,  a renowned artist, teacher, writer, filmmaker, museum founder, and above all, an advocate for African American artists, who has deeply advanced our awareness of the artistic contributions of the African American community.

Dr. Roberts will speak at the Hampton Room, Malott Commons, Scripps College at noon on Tuesday, February 25, 2014.

For more information on the lectures, please call the Gallery at (909) 607-3517 or call Karen Fagan at (909) 607-8507.

The Hampton Room is located in Malott Commons on the Scripps Campus. A map of the campus can be located by clicking here. 

The lectures have been partially funded by the Ames, Clark and Harper Lecture funds.

Please note: Events are scheduled as listed, but schedule changes are occasionally necessary.