Oct 24, 2019 | 6:00 PM | Thursday

Thu Oct 24, 6:00 PM - Thu Oct 24, 7:30 PM
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Community: Fort Worth

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Join us for two talks in one and learn about Gordon Parks and the formative decade that launched his photographic career.

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Philip Brookman, curator of the Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 exhibition from the National Gallery of Art, will share behind-the-scenes stories about organizing the show, including his personal relationship with Parks. Before Brookman’s presentation, Frederick W. Gooding Jr., Assistant Professor in the Honors College of TCU, will give a brief introduction about what was going on in the African American community during this important time. Both speakers will share the stage after their talks for a short discussion and Q&A.

Seating is limited; advanced registration is recommended. Registration opens October 1.

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