Templeton Colloquium Subject of News Story
The Department of Art and Art History’s 2021 Templeton Colloquium in Art History drew media attention for its timely topic “Race, Museums, Art History.” Bridget Cooks and Susan Mullin Vogel, the colloquium’s speakers, were featured in a CBS 13 news story about racism in museums throughout the country.
Held on Feb. 13, the online colloquium moderated by Michael Yonan, professor of art history, Alan Templeton Endowed Chair in the History of European Art, 1600–1830, Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century European Art, Decorative Arts, Material Culture, drew its largest audience to date due to its thought-provoking subject matter
During the colloquium, Cook and Vogel discussed how museums around the nation have been engaged in critical self-examinations of how they have addressed or failed to address issues of race in collections, exhibitions and programing.
To view the news story, please visit CBS 13.
Presented by the Department of Art and Art History, the colloquium is made possible by the generous support of Alan Templeton (B.A., psychology and art history, ‘82). The online presentation was hosted by the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art. The lecture was free and open to the public.