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Open Dialogue: On Historical Trauma with Britt Julious and Frank Waln


The MCA’s 2020 Dialogue Series asks, what does inheritance mean in the public sphere? Starting the series, journalist Britt Julious and Sicangu Lakota rapper Frank Waln lead an open conversation with audience participants on inherited trauma and how we can simultaneously look back while mindfully moving forward.

The Dialogue Series is a museum-wide commitment to sustained inquiry about museum practice, access, and inclusion. Each annual series includes eminent speakers presenting innovative work happening across disciplines, panel discussions, and opportunities for open dialogue between local arts professionals and audiences. Dialogue is organized by Curator January Parkos Arnall with the Performance and Public Practice team.


Major support is provided by Julie and Larry Bernstein, Zell Family Foundation, and Carol Prins and John Hart/The Jessica Fund.

Generous support is provided by Lois and Steve Eisen and The Eisen Family Foundation, and Caryn and King Harris.