Visiting artist | Nell Irvin Painter

RISD alumna and award-winning historian, writer and artist Nell Irvin Painter joins us for a reading and conversation about Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over. Painter has written many books, including Sojourner Truth, Southern History Across the Color Line, Creating Black Americans, The History of White People and Standing at Armageddon. Her most recent book Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over is a finalist for the National Book Critic Circle Award. She is currently the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and lives in Newark, NJ.

Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum
Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI

Event Type

Lecture, SEI Event


SEI - Social Equity Inclusion Initiative


Free and open to the public

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