University of Delaware
$25,000
Newark, Delaware
2022

To support an October 2022 convening in Chicago presented as part of “Conduit: Black Art Preservation Project,” an initiative aimed at the preservation of Black art found in Midwestern communities outside of museum contexts in Chicago, Detroit, Columbus, and Minneapolis/St. Paul. Twenty conservation and preservation professionals, artists, collectors, and graduate students will convene to discuss strategies for alliance formation, new methods for documenting and preserving cultural heritage in communities, cooperative structures for resource sharing, and plans for continued dialogue.