The fourth biennial conference “Latino Art Now! Nuestra América: Expanding Perspectives in American Art,” will be presented by the Smithsonian Latino Center, the American Art Museum and The Inter-University Program for Latino Research headquartered at the University of Illinois at Chicago Nov. 7–9 in Washington, D.C. The conference examines the contemporary state of Latino art in the United States; this year’s program coincides with the exhibition “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum through March 2, 2014.
Latino Art Now! will take place at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, located on Eighth and F streets, Thursday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 9, and at the National Museum of the American Indian Friday, Nov. 8. The conference schedule is available here; those interested in attending can register for free here.
Latino Art Now! is recognized as a leading national forum for artists, art historians, art professionals, educators, scholars, critics and art dealers. It explores U.S. Latino art and its relationship to contemporary American visual culture and art while advancing awareness, education, scholarship and knowledge in this emerging field of inquiry.
Posted: 4 November 2013