One Year Celebration Keynote Lecture with Dr. Sarah Clunis

“Cosmogram Creation: John Scott, Spherical Thinking, and Culture Crossroads” with Dr. Sarah Clunis

Wednesday, October 11

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Admission is free. Register now to attend:

This keynote lecture in celebration of The Helis Foundation John Scott Center’s first anniversary will look at the legacy of the New Orleans artist John T. Scott and the influence of the Kongo Cosmogram–a central aspect of the Kongo religion–as well as jazz, spherical thinking, and alternate concepts of time and space in his work.
About the speaker:
Dr. Sarah Clunis is originally from Kingston, Jamaica, and received her PhD in art history in 2006 from the University of Iowa. Dr. Clunis served as curator of the center’s inaugural exhibition “Dancing at the Crossroads”. She currently serves as Curator of African Collections at the Peabody Museum.
Prior she was director of the Xavier University Art Gallery, supervisor of the Art Collection team, and assistant professor of art history. Dr. Clunis has taught art history for over 20 years at public universities and historically Black colleges and universities.


Oct 11 2023


6:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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