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Huntington Arts Council Presents Conversations in the Arts: “The Arts and African American Experience”

February 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$5 – $10

Conversations in the Arts offers participatory talks with artists and scholars from our community to help us enrich our arts experiences and more fully understand the values and contributions the arts add to society. Huntington Arts Council proudly offers this forum to help stimulate and promote the arts. Engaged inquiries and dialogues are a healthy way to explore ideas and facilitate collaborations and networking opportunities.

“The Arts and African American Experience” is Feb. 13. African American experience and culture developed outside of mainstream American culture. In recognition of Black History Month, we will explore the diversity and rich artistic contributions of African Americans to American culture. The panel will discuss their experiences in the arts and how they use their voices and visions to inspire and educate.

Open to the public. $5 for HAC members (contact Kieran Johnson for the discount code). $10 for non-members. One participant per registration.

Register here.


Maurice Brandon Curry, Executive & Artistic Director/Eglevsky Ballet
Ama Karikari-Yawson, Storyteller and Author
Joysetta Pearce, Executive Director/African American Museum of Nassau County


Harper Bella, Artist, Board member of American Society of Media Photographers in the NY Chapter.

Read more about the panelists and moderator here.

Upcoming dates and topics:
March 12, 2020 – “The Arts and Women”
April 9, 2020 – “The Arts and Words”
May 14, 2020 – “The Arts and the Digital Age”

Questions? Contact Kieran Johnson via or 631-271-8423, ext. 12.


February 13, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5 – $10
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Huntington Arts Council Inc.


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213 Main Street
Huntington, NY 11743 United States
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