Join an in-depth conversation inspired by a single work of art featured in «Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic.»
Museum facilitators and community guests will kick off the dialogue as we discuss the work of art that will be discussed each program.
For the final session of «One Work, Many Voices,» please help us welcome Oklahoma City resident and Community Development Director at the Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City, Michael Owens and OKCMOA teaching artist and arts advocate, Mandy Messina.
Pre-registration required. $5 for Non-Members, Free for Members.
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About Michael Owens:
Following a successful career in the United States Navy, where he achieved Sailor of the Year honors, Michael Owens attended the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, earning degrees in history, political science and law, as well as the Outstanding Graduate Award. He received a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
As a leader and participant in multiple minority communities throughout the United States, Mr. Owens created, spearheaded and coordinated engaging programming to help unify communities. He has led literacy, leadership and mentoring programming that have helped communities thrive. He continues to be successful at integrating divergent opinions, dispelling misconceptions and mitigating arising conflicts.
He serves on the Oklahoma Civil Rights Commission Advisory Board, the Oklahoma City Arts Commission Board and the Lynn Institute Board of Directors.
About Mandy Messina:
Mandy Messina is an interdisciplinary artist exploring ideas around systems, structures and the individuals’ role within such constructs.
Born in Nababeep, South Africa, Mandy lives and works in Oklahoma City. She graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2009 with a focus on sculpture from the Michaelis School of Fine Art.
Current projects focus on the disruptive capabilities of fiction – specifically they are interested in the intersection of, alternate histories, propaganda, and the use of media under authoritarian rule.