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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.


  • 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.

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    Leslie Anne Anderson

    Leslie Anne Anderson is the Museum’s Chief Curator. She has curated over twenty exhibitions and acquired over one thousand works of art for collections in her purview.