Evening for Educators: Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…

October 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Miller Gallery, Mark Building

Throughout his career, Hank Willis Thomas has addressed the visual systems that perpetuate inequality and bias in bold, skillfully crafted works. Through photographs, sculpture, video, and collaborative public art projects, he invites us to consider the role of popular culture in instituting discrimination and how art can raise critical awareness in the ongoing struggle for social justice and civil rights. Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal… features approximately 100 works including photographs, sculptures, video installations, interactive two-dimensional and time-based works, public art projects and a monumental flag-based work addressing lives lost to gun violence in the United States in 2018. Join PAM curators and educators to experience the exhibition and make connections to your teaching practice.

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The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to access@pam.org, or call 503-226-2811.

Hank Willis Thomas, Branded Head, 2003
Hank Willis Thomas (American, born 1976), Branded Head, 2003, from the series Branded, Chromogenic print, Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York © Hank Willis Thomas.