Kara Walker Programs

  • Ideas of Our Time

    AFRO-NOSTALGIA WITH BADIA AHAD-LEGARDY

    Thu, Aug 25 | 7 P.M. | Free

    Join Badia Ahad-Legardy, author, professor, and Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at Loyola University Chicago for a discussion on her book, Afro-Nostalgia: Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture

  • MOCA Movie Night: Candyman

    Candyman

    Thu, Sep 15 | 6:30 P.M. | Free

    Writer and director Nia DaCosta was directly inspired by the work of artist Kara Walker in the creation of the film. Specifically, her shadow puppet work, currently on display at MOCA as part of the exhibition Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick. This event is part of Third Thursdays at MOCA and is free with admission. 

  • Black Art Matters Lecture

    Valerie Cassel Oliver

    Tue, Sep 20 | 7 P.M. | Free

    At this month's Black Art Matters lecture, award-winning curator Valerie Cassel Oliver will discuss Kara Walker, her work, and her impact on the world of contemporary art. 

  • Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick Exhibition Info

  • Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick Gallery Guide

  • Kara Walker: Cut to the Quick Resources and Support