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Oct 7, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
VIRTUAL TALK: What is Folk? Museums, Markets, and the Invention of an American Art Tradition
Museum of International Folk Art

Emelie Gevalt is Curator of Folk Art at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City and is pursuing her doctorate in American art history at the University of Delaware. Often looking at earlier material through the lens of twentieth-century histories of collecting and collective memory, her work encompasses research interests in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American decorative painting, portraiture, African American material culture and representation, and the Colonial Revival movement. Gevalt received her BA in art history and theater studies from Yale University and her MA from the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture. She has previously held positions at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and at Christie’s, New York.


What: Virtual Lecture by Emelie Gevalt, curator of Folk Art at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City

When: Wednesday, October 7 at 4 pm MDT


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Meeting ID: 949 9359 7696

Passcode: 689896

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