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Wednesday, May 30 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Houston 2018: Storytelling as Preservation

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A panel discussion on storytelling as preservation featuring Deana Haggag, President and CEO of United States Artists, MacArthur award winning artist Rick Lowe, and queer migrant poet and cultural organizier and activist Sonia Guiñansaca will be held on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018, from 4:30 to 6pm.

This free event is organized by Untold Stories (https://www.untoldstories.live), a non-profit organization committed to an art conservation profession that represents and preserves a fuller spectrum of human cultural heritage.

For more information,visit https://www.untoldstories.live/houston-2018.

Moderators
avatar for Sanchita Balachandran-[Fellow]

Sanchita Balachandran-[Fellow]

Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum, The Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum
Sanchita Balachandran is Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She teaches courses related to the technical study and analysis of ancient objects, as... Read More →
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Julianna Ly

Graduate Fellow, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
avatar for LaStarsha McGarity

LaStarsha McGarity

2nd Year Graduate Fellow, Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Art Conservation Department State University of New York College at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo State)
LaStarsha is a graduate of Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, where she received a BA in Art and Chemistry. She volunteered extensively at University Museum on TSU's campus. After completing her BA, she was the Director's Fellow at the Cleveland Museum of Art. LaStarsha... Read More →

Speakers
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Sonia Guiñansaca

Queer Migrant Poet, Cultural Organizer, and Activist
Sonia Guiñansaca is a Queer Migrant Poet, Cultural Organizer, and Activist from Harlem by way of Ecuador. Guiñansaca a VONA/Voices alumni has performed at El Museo Del Barrio, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, the NY Poetry Festival, Galleria de La Raza, The Met, and featured on NBC, PBS... Read More →
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Deana Haggag

President & CEO, United States Artists
Deana Haggag is the President & CEO of United States Artists, a national arts funding organization based in Chicago, IL. Before joining USA in February 2017, she was the Executive Director of The Contemporary, a nomadic and non-collecting art museum in Baltimore, MD, for four years... Read More →
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Rick Lowe

Founder, Project Row Houses
Rick Lowe is an artist, a 2014 MacArthur Fellow and one of the founders of Project Row Houses, located in Houston’s Historic Third Ward, one of the city’s oldest African-American neighborhoods. Project Row Houses is a community platform that enriches lives through art with an... Read More →



Wednesday May 30, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Texas Ballroom C Marriott Marquis Houston

Attendees (140)