Schedule of Per(Sister) Events

 
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Per(Sister) Opening Day

  • Saturday, January 19, 2019

  • 2:00 PM  8:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Mark the opening of this groundbreaking exhibition with an afternoon of family activities and an evening of conversation, performance, and celebration.

Film Screening

  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019

  • 7:00 PM  9:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Drop by Freeman Auditorium for a free film screening of Sin by Silence and Mothering Inside.

Mass Incarceration and the Law

  • Saturday, February 2, 2019

  • 2:00 PM  3:30 PM

Join the museum as we partner with the Tulane University School of Law and engage with attorneys Mercedes Montagne, Katherine Mattes, Caroline Tillman, Charell Arnold, John Adcock and Soren Gisleson as they discuss mass incarceration in Louisiana, and the state of the criminal justice system in America.

Formerly Incarcerated for the Formerly Incarcerated

  • Saturday, February 9, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  2:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Join the museum for a behind the scenes exhibition tour and a conversation led by representatives from the community focusing on the myriad issues addressed in the exhibition as they pertain to formerly and currently incarcerated women in New Orleans.

Family Day at the Museum

  • Saturday, February 16, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  3:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Drop by the museum anytime between 12 and 3 for free art activities designed for children of all ages with age-appropriate exhibition tours.

Exhibition Tour

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  1:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Join Newcomb Art Museum for a guided tour of the exhibition.

Exhibition Tour

  • Saturday, March 9, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  1:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Join Newcomb Art Museum for a guided tour of the exhibition.

Family Day at the Museum

  • Saturday, March 16, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  3:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Drop by the museum anytime between 12 and 3 for free art activities designed for children of all ages with age-appropriate exhibition tours.

Exhibition Tour

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  1:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Join Newcomb Art Museum for a guided tour of the exhibition.

Per(Sister) in Song

  • Friday, March 22, 2019

  • 6:00 PM  8:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Musicians Lynn Drury, Srah Quintana, Queen Koldmadina, Spirit McIntyre, Margie Perez, and Keith Porteous will take the stage in Freeman Auditorium to perform brand new pieces crafted specifically for the exhibition and inspired by the stories of individual PerSisters. 

Per(Sister) in Dance

  • Saturday, March 23, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  2:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Enjoy an interactive and interpretive performance in the museum from students in Tulane professor Auesettua Amenkum’s Hip Hop and African Dance course as they dance in response to themes presented in the exhibition.

Artists for Social Change

  • Saturday, April 13, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  3:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Drop by the museum for a free exhibition tour, an interactive workshop, and a conversation discussing artists who use their talents for social change.

Exhibition Tour

  • Thursday, April 18, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  1:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Join Newcomb Art Museum for a guided tour of the exhibition.

Family Day at the Museum

  • Saturday, April 20, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  3:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Drop by the museum anytime between 12 and 3 for free art activities designed for children of all ages with age-appropriate exhibition tours.

Film Screening

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019

  • 7:00 PM  9:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Drop by Freeman Auditorium for a free screening of The House I Live In.

PerSisters Talk

  • Saturday, May 11, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  3:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Join the Newcomb Art Museum for a free exhibition tour, performance, and open conversation with PerSisters featured in the exhibition.

Exhibition Tour

  • Thursday, May 16, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  1:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Join Newcomb Art Museum for a guided tour of the exhibition.

Changemakers

  • Saturday, June 8, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  3:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Join the Newcomb Art Museum for a free exhibition tour, a musical performance with Michaela Harrison and a panel with policy advocates and experts.

Juneteenth

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • 6:00 PM  8:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Commemorate Juneteenth with a performance inspired by the stories of PerSisters and mark the close of Per(Sister) with an exhibition reception including free food, drinks, and a chance to celebrate in communion with all those involved in the show.

Exhibition Tour

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019

  • 12:00 PM  1:00 PM

  • Newcomb Art Museum (map)

Join Newcomb Art Museum for a guided tour of the exhibition.