Art Basel Miami: Contemporary Crossroads

Join Yale alumni and friends for an engaging afternoon with world class alumni and specialists in the Arts as we get an in-depth look into the contemporary arts scene during the internationally acclaimed Art Basel Miami. Whether you are a seasoned collector, avid art enthusiast, practitioner, or just beginning your artistic journey, this event is for you.  The Association of Yale Alumni and the emerging Yale Alumni Arts League invite you to our afternoon symposium and networking reception at the stylish Ritz Carlton Hotel in the heart of South Beach. Get your art on…it is Miami after all!


11:30-12:30 Global Contemporary Art: A Black Atlantic Journey
  Lecture by Kobena Mercer, Professor, History of Art and African American Studies, Yale University
12:30-1:45 Luncheon: Art and Identity: Curating Latin America at the Museum, Auction, Fair
  Presented by Cristina Cruz Gonzalez, Associate Professor of Art History, Oklahoma State University
2:00-3:00 Panel: The Art of Collecting
  There are various strategies on collecting art. Are you a major investor in need of a seasoned art consult? Perhaps you are a weekend browser with a desire to seriously develop a collection.  Hear from the experts on current art market trends and insights to begin and expand your personal and private art collections.
3:00-4:00 In Conversation with Titus Kaphar
  A leading figure in the contemporary art scene who “interact[s] with the history of art by appropriating its styles and mediums,” Mr. Kaphar will discuss his work and share insights behind the process.
4:00-5:30 Networking Reception
  Mix and mingle with alumni and friends in the heart of South Beach!


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 Tickets are limited. Please register by November 24th.


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