Virtual Middlebury

Free; advance registration required
Open to the Public

Photographers Jon Henry and Mikael Owunna discuss their artistic responses to police murder of Black men. Andrew Plumley ’11 (Senior Director, Equity & Culture, American Alliance of Museums) moderates this online conversation, which will include audience Q&A. Free.

Advance registration required. Learn more and register:

American Sign Language interpretation and live closed captioning provided. Accessibility questions? Contact Mikki Lane, 802.443.2309 or

This event is organized in conjunction with the exhibition “Art & Protest: Artists as Agents of Social Change,” on view at the Middlebury College Museum of Art through December 12. Museum hours & visitation policies in flux due to COVID-19: visit for up-to-date information.

Co-sponsored by American Studies Department; Anderson Freeman Resource Center; Anti-Racist Task Force; Axinn Center for the Humanities; Black Studies Program; Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity; Critical Conversations Series; Faculty Director of Equity, Justice, and Inclusion; First Year Seminar Program; History of Art & Architecture Department; Justice Projects; Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; The Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs Program on Global Anti-Racism; and Studio Art Department.

Image credits:
Left: Mikael Owunna, “Nommo Semi (The Guardian of Space),” 2018 from the series “Infinite Essence.” Dye-sublimated aluminum Chromaluxe metal. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds provided by the Henry J. Simonds Student Curator Fund, 2021. Copyright Mikael Owunna.
Right: Jon Henry, “Untitled #48, Inglewood, CA,” 2019 from the series “Stranger Fruit.” Digital print on paper. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds provided by the Foster Family Art Acquisition Fund, 2020.007.08. Copyright Jon Henry.

Sponsored by:
Museum of Art; Office of Institutional Diversity Equity & Inclusion; Studio Art; Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs; First Year Seminar; History of Arts and Architecture; American Studies; Center for Comparative Study of Race & Ethnicity; Anderson Freeman Resource Center; Black Studies

Contact Organizer

Lane, Mikki
(802) 443 - 2309