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Screening of "Standing Strong: Elizabeth Catlett" and Q&A with Director and Producer

January 28, 2024, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (US Central)

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

Enjoy a screening of the Iowa-made film Standing Strong: Elizabeth Catlett followed by a discussion with Director Kevin Kelley and Producer Marie Wilkes of this new film dedicated to the life and incredible art of Elizabeth Catlett. Free and open to the public.

The Mid-America Emmy nominated documentary on Catlett’s life includes footage and audio recordings of Catlett and interviews with friends who knew her personally. It covers her upbringing and education in Washington, D.C., her college years, and her dawning activism to her life as an artist/educator in Mexico.

View Film Trailer

In conjunction with the exhibition THE ART OF ELIZABETH CATLETT from the Collection of Samella Lewis at the Brunnier Art Museum January 16–May 10, 2024.

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Brunnier Art Museum
Scheman Building, 2nd floor
1805 Center Dr.
Ames, IA

Free parking


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