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Members Opening: "Nordic Utopia? African Americans in the 20th Century"



Join us for the exclusive preview of Nordic Utopia? African Americans in the 20th Century. Hear from the exhibition’s Curators Dr. Ethelene Whitmire, Professor, University of Wisconsin—Madison and Leslie Anne Anderson, Chief Curator, National Nordic Museum. This exhibition illuminates the untold story of African American visual and performing artists, who sought new possibilities, inspiration, and environments in the Nordic countries. Light refreshments will be served, and musician Winston McFarlane will perform jazz music during reception. 


  • Ethelene Whitmire

    Dr. Ethelene Whitmire

    Ethelene Whitmire is the Chair and a Professor in the Department of African American Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

  • Leslie Anderson

    Leslie Anne Anderson

    Leslie Anne Anderson is Chief Curator at the National Nordic Museum, a mayoral-appointed Seattle Arts Commissioner, and chair of Seattle’s Public Art Advisory Committee. 

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    Winston McFarlane

    Vision Music founder & guitarist Winston McFarlane has managed to fuse his love for music and business. Winston graduated Morehouse College 2001 with a degree in Business where he concentrated in Marketing.