Locust Talks: Franklin Sirmans
Terri and Michael Smooke Department Head and Curator of Contemporary Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Doors open at 6:45pm. Lecture begins promptly at 7pm.
Free and open to the public.
Locust Projects is pleased to announce its third year of Locust Talks, a lecture series that hosts visiting directors and curators from innovative institutions across the country and internationally for public lectures at the gallery space followed by individual studio visits with local artists, fostering a rigorous critical dialogue about art in the community.
Launched in 2013, the Locust Talks program has hosted participants such as Anne Pasternak, President and Artistic Director, Creative Time, New York; Lauri Firstenberg, Director and Chief Curator of LAXART; Fairfax Dorn, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX; 2014 participants included: Peter Eleey, Curator, MOMA PS1, Long Island City, NY; Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, ICA Boston, Boston, MA; and Louis Grachos, Ernest and Sarah Butler Executive Director, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX. Locust Talks are made possible with major support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.