Distinguished Lecturer Johnnetta Cole

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Distinguished Lecturer Johnnetta Cole
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 36 University Ave.

Thursday 10 October 2019

6–8 pm


“Displaying Historical Ivory in Museums: Let’s Talk about the Elephant in the Room”

In this free public lecture, international scholar, educator and humanitarian Dr Johnnetta Cole will discuss historical African ivory art, wildlife conservation and museum responsibility, about which she is a passionate advocate. Dr Cole is past Director of the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of African Art, and has held formative positions at several colleges and universities across the United States, where she headed and established African-American and black women’s studies programs. A reception follows Dr Cole’s lecture.


Supported by the Brockington Visitorship Fund and the Justin and Elisabeth Lang Fund, Queen’s University.

Agnes Etherington Art Centre
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