African American Leisure in the Sunshine State and Beyond
In this special conversation via Zoom, contemporary artist Derrick Adams will be joined by Dr. Gretchen Sorin, author of Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights, and Cynthia Wilson-Graham, co-author of Remembering Paradise Park: Tourism and Segregation in Silver Springs. This virtual panel discussion, moderated by MFA Curator of Contemporary Katherine Pill, delves into the histories of African-American leisure and travel, and in complement to the MFA’s special exhibition https://mfastpete.org/exh/derrick-adams/
Derrick Adams: Buoyant, considers the importance, yet lack of, images of Black leisure in popular culture. The exhibition is currently on view at the MFA, St. Petersburg now through November 29.