Symposium on John Mix Stanley
In conjunction with the public opening of our special exhibition, Painted Journeys: The Art of John Mix Stanley
Saturday, June 6, 2015
This exhibition revives the work of John Mix Stanley as a leading American artist and brings together, for the first time, more than 60 works representing every aspect of his remarkable artistic career. Please join us for a special symposium on Stanley’s life and work.
- Stanley and Spectacle: the Itinerant Artist and Object in Mid-century America, presented by Dr. Emily C. Burns, Assistant Professor of Art History at Auburn University
- An Artist Explorer: Stanley’s Western Travels with the Government, presented by Peter H. Hassrick, Director Emeritus and Senior Scholar at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West
- John Mix Stanley in Washington, presented by Dr. Lisa Strong, Director of Art and Museum Studies MA Program and Associate Professor of the Practice at Georgetown University
- The “Doomed Indian”—Stanley and American Perception, presented by Mindy N. Besaw, Curator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
- A Peoples’ Voice: John Mix Stanley and the Figure of the Indian Orator, presented by Dr. Scott Manning Stevens, Native American Studies Director at Syracuse University
Cost for the symposium is $65, with a special rate of $55 for Buffalo Bill Center of the West members. Students are just $25 with valid student ID.