• August 31, 2018, 12–1 p.m.

Lecture on Charles White: A Retrospective

Featuring: Sarah Kelly Oehler, Field-McCormick Chair and Curator of American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago

111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60603

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Charles White, The Trenton Six, 1949. Collection of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.


Draftsman, painter, muralist, and printmaker Charles White (1918–1979) powerfully interpreted African American history, culture, and lives over the course of his four-decade career. In the final days of the exhibition Charles White: A Retrospective, join the exhibition’s curator Sarah Kelly Oehler for an exploration of the staggering artistry and ongoing historical relevance of White’s work.

This program is free with museum admission.

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