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Familial and Collective Histories: Artist Talk with Sadie Barnette

February 29, 2020, 1:00 pm2:00 pm
Sadie Barnette

Courtesy of Sadie Barnette

Koret Auditorium

Join us on Saturday afternoon as artist Sadie Barnette discusses her work with familial and collective histories. Delving into projects ranging from the reclamation of a 500-page FBI file amassed on her father during his time with the Black Panther Party to her interactive reimagining of San Francisco's first black-owned gay bar, she expounds on her material interventions and glittering speculative spaces.

Sadie Barnette is from Oakland, California. She earned a BFA from CalArts and an MFA from the University of California, San Diego. Her work has been exhibited throughout the United States and internationally and is in the permanent collections of museums such as LACMA, Berkeley Art Museum, the California African American Museum, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, the Pérez Art Museum in Miami, Studio Museum in  Harlem (where she was also Artist-in-Residence), Brooklyn Museum and the Guggenheim. She is the recipient of Art Matters and Artadia awards and has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Artforum, and Vogue. She lives in Oakland, CA and is represented by Charlie James Gallery in Los Angeles.

Ticket Information

Free event. Theater tickets will be distributed an hour prior to the talk. Theater ticket does not include admission to the museum. Every Saturday, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco offer free general admission to all residents of the six Bay Area counties

Contact Information

Public Programs
publicprograms@famsf.org
(415) 750-7624