Voices in American Art, AC Hotel, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Thursday, March 1, 2018, 7:00pm
Each year, the Johnson Collection is pleased to present Voices in American Art, an educational series designed to engage campus and community audiences alike on the subject of fine art in America. TJC is pleased to announce that Ruth Erickson, Mannion Family Curator at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 symposium, scheduled for Thursday, March 1, at AC Hotel Spartanburg. Dr. Erickson's lecture will focus on the art and artists of Black Mountain College, the avant-garde, interdisciplinary arts enclave that operated in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina between 1933 and 1957. A selection of TJC's Black Mountain College paintings and sculpture will be highlighted throughout the hotel property, slated to open this fall. The evening lecture is open to the public at no charge. More details regarding reservations to follow.