Darby English, Ph.D., on 1971, A Year in the Life of Color
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 – Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Renowned scholar and art historian Darby English teaches at University of Chicago. He is the author of 1971, A Year in the Life of Color, which explores in great detail the exhibitions Contemporary Black Artists in America, at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and The DeLuxe Show, a racially integrated abstract art exhibition that was presented in a renovated movie theater in Houston’s Fifth Ward. In 2010, English received the University of Chicago’s Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the nation’s oldest such prize.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Wednesday - Sunday, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday
- Free Hours: Always free!
Directions & Parking
- Free Parking
- Street Parking
- The Menil Collection parking lot is located on West Alabama between Mandell and Mulberry. Street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.
Special Offers / Dining
Bistro Menil offers European-inspired, American fare paired with craft beer, cask wine, and thoughtfully selected wines by the glass or bottle.
Events at The Menil Collection
Feb. 24 – Feb. 24, 2018
Da Camera Stop, Look and Listen! Reflections on Mona Hatoum’s Terra Infirma Exhibition
Mar. 27 – Mar. 27, 2018
Double Vision: The Unerring Eye of Art World Avatars Dominique and John De Menil
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