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THE WALKER CELEBRATES
BLACK HISTORY MONTH


FEBRUARY 2001



In honor of Black History Month, several works by artists of African descent will be highlighted in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and the exhibitions Art in Our Time: 1950 to the Present, Coloring: New Work by Glenn Ligon, Painting at the Edge of the World, and Artist-in-Residence: Bill T. Jones. Featured artists include Chris Ofili, Kara Walker, Beauford Delaney, Adrian Piper, David Hammons, Nari Ward, and Julie Mehretu. Look for wall labels headlined "Black History Month" or ask for a checklist at the lobby desk.

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: RE-COLORING AMERICAN HISTORY
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2 PM
GALLERY 7

Join John Wright, Associate Professor of Afro-American and African Studies at the University of Minnesota, in a conversation about the revolutionary spirit of the 1960s and 1970s, its impact on American art and culture--particularly as represented in the exhibition Coloring: New Work by Glenn Ligon -- and the state of today's struggle.

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Bill T. Jones
photo: Joanne Savio
BILL T. JONES IN RESIDENCE
FEBRUARY 26-MARCH 10
The concluding months of choreographer Bill T. Jones' four-year residency with the Walker include a range of master classes, lecture-demonstrations, artist dialogues, school workshops, and open company classes. To learn more about Jones' work and inspirations, visit the exhibition Artist-in-Residence: Bill T. Jones in the Andersen Window Gallery.

TALKING DANCE: A CONVERSATION WITH BILL T. JONES
THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 8 PM
Bill T. Jones reflects on his work in the Twin Cities, discusses his latest pieces, and looks at what lies ahead for himself and his company.