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Channeling History

Thursday, September 25th, 2014
Columnist Sean Kirst moderated the discussion for the Social Media Breakfast 19 at the Historic Barnes Hiscock Mansion (James Street).

Columnist Sean Kirst moderated the discussion for the Social Media Breakfast 19 at the Barnes Hiscock Mansion (James Street). Today's topic was the use of nostalgia and preserving memories in social media. The panelists included Gregg Tripoli, Brian Hamilton and David Hass. History helps us form our identity and make better decisions for the future, according to Tripoli, director of The Onondaga Historical Association (OHA).

Adjust The Color

Friday, February 18th, 2011
Blake Bradford, Director of Education at the Barnes Foundation

Blake Bradford, Director of Education at the Barnes Foundation

Artists and curators discussed the role of the public artist yesterday during the My America conversation series at Syracuse University.  

Painter and curator Benito Huerta said it is important to advocate for diversity in gallery staff as well as curators and artists. 

After talking about the exhibit that has stopped at SU (next scheduled stop: Miami), then showing some of his favorite contemporary portraits and juxtaposing them with more classic works, Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity Curator Blake Bradford reminded the audience that we don’t have to sacrifice artistically to pursue diversity.