Virtual Artist Talk: Marilyn Nelson on Bisa Butler

Sunday, Feb 21, 2021 6 – 7 pm

111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603

In response to the exhibition Bisa Butler: Portraitscelebrated poet and author Marilyn Nelson joins visual artist and author Krista Franklin in conversation to explore historical and contemporary narratives of Black life through such themes as family, community, and the promise of youth. 

This program is presented as part of Artists on Artists, a public program series that highlights the creative process and creative communities. Through this series, leading artists, authors, musicians, and performers inspire new ways of understanding the museum’s collection while making connections to their own practice.