The Opening Ceremony of Robert Colescott: The Cairo Years

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Thu, Feb 11, 2021

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM (GMT+2)

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Tahrir Cultural Center, AUC Downtown Campus

AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74, New Cairo, 11835, Egypt

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The AUC Visual Arts Program, Department of the Arts invites you to the Opening Ceremony of Robert Colescott - The Cairo Years. 

Curated by Terri Ginsberg, Duncan MacDonald, and Matthew Weseley. 

Featuring a presentation by Matthew Weseley
Art Historian, Curator and Collector
“Robert Colescott: The Cairo Years in Context”
Thursday, February 11, 2021 – 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Tahrir Cultural Center, AUC Tahrir Square - Fountain Area

Matthew Weseley is an independent art historian based in New York City.
He holds a B.A. in art history from Stanford University, an M.A. in education from
Smith College, and an M.A. in art history from the University of California, Davis.
He is co-curator of the first full-scale retrospective of Robert Colescott’s work,
“Art and Race Matters,” organized by the Contemporary Arts Center in
Cincinnati in 2019. He is currently at work on a monograph on the art of Robert

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Attendees are required to wear a face mask at all times when inside the Margo Veillon Gallery or when in proximity to others. If you have recently experienced flu-like symptoms or have recently been exposed to others who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or its symptoms, we wish you good health and hope you will visit the Tahrir Cultural Center on another occasion soon. Your health, and the health of all participants in this exhibition are of utmost importance to us. Thank you and stay safe!


Tahrir Cultural Center, AUC Downtown Campus

AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74, New Cairo, 11835, Egypt

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