LAHM Curatorial Fellows Culminating Presentations

June 19, 2018 • 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Join the Louis Armstrong House Museum Curatorial Fellows as they present on Armstrong-related topics for the culmination of their year-long Fellowship. Deja Patterson (Tougaloo, 2017) will present on Louis Armstrong and Colorism, drawing heavily from contemporaneous Ebony magazines and Armstrong’s own essay “Why I Like Dark Women.” Jayson Overby (Morehouse, 2017) will speak about Armstrong’s collage work, focusing primarily on the collages Armstrong created to decorate his personal collection of reel-to-reel tape boxes. He will discuss the collages as a small aspect of art making in the Black community and illustrate links to the Dada artistic movement. At the end of the presentation, Research Collections Manager, Sarah Rose, will give a brief show-and-tell of LAHM’s new online digital collections website. LAHM is nearing the end of a comprehensive digitization project and the new website will be the hub of all things Pops! Come enjoy an evening of Pops scholarship and congratulate Deja and Jayson!

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National Jazz Museum in Harlem
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National Jazz Museum in Harlem

Ground Floor, 2203, 58 W 129th St, New York, NY 10027

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