Terra Foundation-supported Events

Conference: “American Art in Exhibition: Presentations of American Art at Home and Abroad from the 19th Century to the Present”

Co-organized by professors from the University of Kentucky and the Academy of Arts and Design at Tsinghua University in Beijing, American Art in Exhibition: Presentations of American Art at Home and Abroad from the 19th Century to the Present will take place on November 15 and 16, at Tsinghua University. This Terra Foundation-supported conference will consist of five sessions, featuring two speakers each, and will culminate in a panel discussion of the issues raised over the course of the conference. Participating scholars will examine key exhibitions and museum presentations of American art that have played a pivotal role in shaping an evolving historic understanding of what American art is at home and abroad. In addition to the conference, there will be a two-day workshop aimed at Chinese graduate students in art history.