Eduardo Díaz, Director, Smithsonian Latino Center: “First Voice Representation In Museum Practice”

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
Beinecke Library, Room 38 See map
121 Wall Street
New Haven
Organized by RITM

Eduardo Díaz is the director of the Smithsonian Latino Center. Before joining the Smithsonian, Díaz was the executive director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M., a position he held since August 2005.

Director Diaz’  presentation will focus on the role of curators and how diversifying curatorial ranks can help museums tell the whole story. He will discuss the Smithsonian’s Latino Curatorial Initiative as a doable and effective strategy for ensuring Latino presence at the institution.

The Co-Sponors of the event are:
The Yale University Art Gallery and Public Humanities at Yale