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Romare Bearden Panel

Thursday, December 01
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
BYU Museum of Art
Romare Bearden, Roots (Odyssey)
Romare Bearden (1911-1988, 'Roots (Odyssey), 1977, screenprint, 18 x 24 inches. ART © Romare Bearden Foundation, NY.

Who was Romare Bearden? We invited an artist, a sociologist, and a social work scholar to explore his legacy in his various roles as an artist, an activist, and an advocate for the promised land.

In this free event, BYU professors Ryan Gabriel (Sociology), Sherinah Saasa (Social Work), and Gary Barton (Art) will share their perspectives on Bearden's life and work.

Would you like an ASL interpreter for this event? Please contact Liz Donakey ( by November 17 and we will ensure one is available.