Summer Residencies and Programs: Naima J. Keith

Summer Residencies and Programs: Naima J. Keith

Naima J. Keith joined the California African American Museum (CAAM) in 2016 to guide the curatorial and education departments as well as marketing and communications. She is the 2017 recipient of the David C. Driskell Prize in recognition of her contributions to the field of African American art history. Previously an associate curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem (2011–16), her notable exhibitions include: Rodney McMillian: Views of Main Street (2016), Artists in Residence 2014–2015 (2015), Samuel Levi Jones: Unbound (2015), Titus Kaphar (2014), Glenn Kaino (2014), and Robert Pruitt (2013), The Shadows Took Shape (co-curated with Zoe Whitley, 2013), Fore (co-curated with Lauren Haynes and Thomas J. Lax, 2012. Between 2008–11, Keith worked as a curatorial fellow at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, serving as the primary contact for the groundbreaking exhibition Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960–1980, organized by guest curator Kellie Jones. She has lectured at the Zoma Contemporary Art Center, Columbia University, The Museum of Modern Art, LACMA, USC, MCA Denver, and Brooklyn Museum. Her essays have been featured in publications for The Studio Museum in Harlem, Hammer Museum, Perez Art Museum Miami, LAXART, MoMA PS1, and NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art. Keith holds degrees from Spelman College and UCLA and is a proud native of Los Angeles.

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June 20, 2018
Special Event
Summer Residencies and Programs: Naima J. Keith
1:00PM The Forum
Open to the Public
Sponsored by
Emerging Curators Retreat
June 20, 2018
2018-06-20 13:00 2018-06-20 13:00
Special Event
Summer Residencies and Programs: Naima J. Keith
1:00PM 2018-06-20 13:00 | The Forum
9045 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
Open to the Public