12 September 6–8pm THU
ANDERSON + GROSSMAN GALLERIES
SMFA at TUFTS/Boston
Opening Reception + Roundtable Conversation
Artist Faheem Majeed; Dr.Kymberly Pinder, Provost / Vice President of Academic Affairs at MassArt; Edmund Barry Gaither, Director and Curator of the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists; and Destiny Polk, founder of Radical Black Girl, will be in conversation on Majeed’s solo exhibition and will discuss the legacy of African American art and institution building in Boston and Chicago.
For his first exhibition in Boston, Faheem Majeed will be creating two large-scale, site-specific installations in the Grossman and Anderson galleries at SMFA at Tufts, engaging with architectural, institutional, and community histories. These works will take inspiration from the institution-building legacies of Boston cultural icon Ms. Elma Lewis and Chicago artist, educator, and poet Dr. Margaret Burroughs. Faheem Majeed: Who Takes the Weight is organized by Abigail Satinsky, Curator, and on view 22 August–26 October 2019.