Celebration of the Life of Barkley Hendricks (1945-2017)

Event Information
Historic Landmark Building, 118 N. Broad Street
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Please join the PAFA community in a celebration of our
distinguished alumnus Barkley Hendricks

Honoring the remarkable life of a great American and trailblazing 20th century artist with roots in Philadelphia, whose work will continue to influence generations of artists to come.
Sunday, May 28, 2017
3 - 5 p.m.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Solo piano performance by Randy Weston, one of the world's most influential jazz musicians.

Speakers include:

  • David R. Brigham, President and CEO, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  • Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator, The Studio Museum in Harlem
  • Safiya Songhai, Niece of Barkley Hendricks
  • Richard J. Powell, Dean of the Humanities and John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art & Art History, Duke University
  • Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator, Nasher Museum of Art
  • Richard Watson, Exhibitions Manager / Artist in Residence, African American Museum in Philadelphia

Reception to follow