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The Jule Museum Podcast – Episode 29: Lonnie Holley and Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander

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Lonnie Holley and Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander in conversation at the Auburn Forum for Southern Art and Culture, a symposium organized by The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University on February 3, 2024.

Dr. Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander is curator of the exhibition “Black Codes: Art and Post-Civil Rights Alabama” on view January 23 through July 7, 2024 at The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University, featuring the work of Lonnie Holley alongside work by Thornton Dial (1928 – 2016), Ronald Lockett (1965 – 1998) and Joe Minter (b. 1943). Dr. Alexander is the Halperin Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Co-Director of the Asian American Art Initiative at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University.

Lonnie Holley (b. Birmingham, AL, 1950) lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia. His work is represented in the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; among many others.

The Jule Museum Podcast – Episode 26: Elizabeth M. Webb and Joy Harjo

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Elizabeth M. Webb and Joy Harjo in conversation at the Auburn Forum for Southern Art and Culture, a symposium organized by The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University on February 3, 2024.

Joy Har­jo, the 23rd Poet Lau­re­ate of the Unit­ed States, is a mem­ber of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

Elizabeth M. Webb’s exhibition “a bearing tree is a witness; an oak is an echo” is currently on view at The Jule as part of the series “Radical Naturalism” through July 7, 2024.