BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Washington College//NONSGML v1.0//EN X-WR-CALNAME:Washington College Events BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20140309T070000 RDATE:20140309T070000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20141102T060000 RDATE:20141102T060000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20140415T173000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20140415T183000 LOCATION:Hynson Lounge GEO:39.218029;-76.068159 SUMMARY:Lonnie Bunch - Founding Director\, The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture DESCRIPTION:Lonnie G. Bunch III\, is the director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. responsible for defining the new museum's mission\, developing exhibitions and public programs\, and coordinating the museum's fundraising and budget development.\n\n Under Bunch's leadership\, the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened an exhibition in January titled "The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise\," which features more than 100 images created by one of the premiere African American studios in the country and one of the longest-running black businesses in Washington. In addition\, the museum opened its inaugural exhibition in May 2007 at the International Center of Photography in New York. The exhibition\, "Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Photographs\," examines 150 years of American history to show how photographers and their subjects worked together to create positive images\, challenge demeaning stereotypes and shape new attitudes about race and status. Bunch also established the program "Save Our African American Treasures" featuring daylong workshops where participants work with conservation specialists and historians to learn to identify and preserve items of historical value ranging from photographs and jewelry to military uniforms and textiles.\n\n Before his July 2005 appointment as director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture\, Bunch served as the president of the Chicago Historical Society (2001 to 2005). As author\, Bunch has written on topics ranging from the black military experience\, the American presidency and all-black towns in the American west to diversity in museum management and the impact of funding and politics on American museums.  X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:


\n Lonnie G. Bunch III, is the director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. responsible for defining the new museum's mission, developing exhibitions and public programs, and coordinating the museum's fundraising and budget development.\n

\n Under Bunch's leadership, the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened an exhibition in January titled "The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise," which features more than 100 images created by one of the premiere African American studios in the country and one of the longest-running black businesses in Washington. In addition, the museum opened its inaugural exhibition in May 2007 at the International Center of Photography in New York. The exhibition, "Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Photographs," examines 150 years of American history to show how photographers and their subjects worked together to create positive images, challenge demeaning stereotypes and shape new attitudes about race and status. Bunch also established the program "Save Our African American Treasures" featuring daylong workshops where participants work with conservation specialists and historians to learn to identify and preserve items of historical value ranging from photographs and jewelry to military uniforms and textiles.\n

\n Before his July 2005 appointment as director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Bunch served as the president of the Chicago Historical Society (2001 to 2005). As author, Bunch has written on topics ranging from the black military experience, the American presidency and all-black towns in the American west to diversity in museum management and the impact of funding and politics on American museums. \n

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