Author Talk with Dr. Joy Kinard on The Man, The Movement, The Museum

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Author Talk with Dr. Joy Kinard on The Man, The Movement, The Museum

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, 1 p.m.

Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m. for an author talk with Dr. Joy Kinard, author of The Man, The Movement, The Museum: The Journey of John R. Kinard as the First African American Director of a Smithsonian Institution Museum. 

Dr. Kinard will talk about her father, John, (both are native Washingtonians) and his journey to have the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum included within the Smithsonian Institute. From 1967-1989, John Kinard served as the Director of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum which featured the works of African American artists, trained African Americans to become museum professionals, and preserved well-known African American collections and artifacts in one of the most elite organizations in the world, the Smithsonian Institution.

Dr. Kinard will not only talk about her Mr. Kinard's professional successes, but she will also share personal stories about him as her father and her life growing up with such an inspirational and accomplished man.

Dr. Kinard has served as a museum professional for over 20 years. She is the current Superintendent for the National Park Service of the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Wilberforce, OH. 

This is event is for all ages. You don't want to miss this chance to learn about a 'Hidden Figure' whose work and life had a profound impact on the Anacostia community, Washington, D.C. and our nation.

Add to Calendar 13-02-2019 13:00:00 13-02-2019 14:00:00 Author Talk with Dr. Joy Kinard on The Man, The Movement, The Museum Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m. for an author talk with Dr. Joy Kinard, author of The Man, The Movement, The Museum: The Journey of John R. Kinard as the First African American Director of a Smithsonian Institution Museum.  Dr. Kinard will talk about her father, John, (both are native Washingtonians) and his journey to have the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum included within the Smithsonian Institute. From 1967-1989, John Kinard served as the Director of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum which featured the works of African American artists, trained African Americans to become museum professionals, and preserved well-known African American collections and artifacts in one of the most elite organizations in the world, the Smithsonian Institution. Dr. Kinard will not only talk about her Mr. Kinard's professional successes, but she will also share personal stories about him as her father and her life growing up with such an inspirational and accomplished man. Dr. Kinard has served as a museum professional for over 20 years. She is the current Superintendent for the National Park Service of the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Wilberforce, OH.  This is event is for all ages. You don't want to miss this chance to learn about a 'Hidden Figure' whose work and life had a profound impact on the Anacostia community, Washington, D.C. and our nation. false DD/MM/YYYY