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Permanent Collection in Context: Trust, Race & Art Sunday, April 10th

Please join us for a performance of Permanent Collection by Thomas Gibbons and a pre-show program at Center Stage Theater!

Can Art ever be free from Politics? Can Politics in America ever be free from Race? And can any of them transcend the powerful, alluring taint of Money? Inspired by events surrounding the famous Barnes Foundation Litigation, these are just some of the questions posed in this powerful play. Discover what happens when there is a clash between social justice and artistic vision. Running time is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Part of the Linking Art and Law Series, the pre-show program "Permanent Collection in Context: Trust, Race & Art" will be held 90 minutes before the show and feature three School of Law faculty members, each with expertise to help put the play in context. Taunya Banks, Jacob A. France Professor of Equality Jurisprudence is an expert in constitutional law and has written extensively on race and gender issues in law. Paula Monopoli, Associate Professor of Law specializes in estates and trusts law and has recently published an important book on american probate. William Reynolds, Jacob A. France Professor of Judicial Process has wide-ranging expertise including civil procedure and judicial process, and teaches a seminar in art law. A special website about Permanent Collection provides a wealth of background information and includes a video discussion by faculty experts.

Cost is $40 to attend; reduced price student tickets are available. Ticket price includes the program (including a light lunch) followed by the manitee. Please contact the Office of Development & Alumni Relations if you are interested in attending. You may reach us at alumni@law.umaryland.edu or 410-706-2070.


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