Contemporary Perspective Lecture Series: Hank Willis Thomas

  • Starts: 6:30 pm on Thursday, November 3, 2022
  • Ends: 8:00 pm on Thursday, November 3, 2022

BU School of Visual Arts’ ongoing Contemporary Perspective Lecture Series returns in 2022, featuring well-known American artist Hank Willis Thomas in conversation with Hank Willis Thomas Studio collaborator Helen Banuch. The pair will speak about Hank Willis Thomas’ work across media and his major new King Boston memorial that honors the social justice work and legacy of both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King. The Embrace, designed with MASS Design Group, will be unveiled on the Boston Common on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January 2023, and is intended to “spark a new public conversation about how to advance racial and economic justice in Boston today.”

November 3, 2022 at 6:30pm Alfred L. Morse Auditorium located on 602 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA. Doors open to the BU community and public at 6:15 pm.

Please register in advance through Eventbrite.

Hank Willis Thomas is the featured artist for this Fall’s Tim Hamill Visiting Artist Lecture. This important public lecture series launched in 2004 is named in honor of BU School of Visual Arts alumnus Tim Hamill. Hamill Lectures present to the SVA community leading artists who are known for working across artistic disciplines.