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‘Let Us March On’ Exhibition Programming Continues

Thursday brings conversation with guest curator Sims; Dream Land screening on Friday

CONWAY, Ark. (September 29, 2020) — Public programming as part of the Let Us March On exhibition at the Windgate Museum of Art at Hendrix College continues this week with a conversation with the guest curator on Thursday and the film series’ second screening on Friday. 

On Thursday, October 1 at 7 p.m., WMA Director Mary Kennedy will host a conversation with Let Us March On guest curator Stephanie Sims. Kennedy and Sims will discuss the vision for the exhibition and share how Sims and the exhibition planning team moved from concept to installation. Let Us March On, an exhibition on the Black Lives Matter movement in Arkansas, includes a rich mix of documentary photographs, artwork, artifacts, interactives, and narrative text and is on display through January 22, 2021 at the Windgate Museum of Art’s Window Gallery, which is visible at all times from the exterior of the museum. Thursday’s conversation will stream via a Hendrix College community events channel on Microsoft Teams; it will be accessible to the public by advance e-mail to Emails received by 5 p.m. CDT Thursday will receive a response with a link to join the livestream. Questions from the audience will be invited.

On Friday, October 2 at 7 p.m., the Arkansas PBS documentary Dream Land: Little Rock’s West 9th Street will screen via livestream. The film will be followed by a panel conversation featuring City of Little Rock chief education officer and retired Hendrix professor Dr. Jay Barth, Little Rock writer Stephanie Harp, and Mosaic Templars Cultural Center director Christina Shutt. Dream Land is the second film in the inaugural film series of the WMA, Black Representation Matters: In Film and Beyond, which is curated by JaZmyn Shambley and Sophia Stolkey, Hendrix students and WMA Museum Associates in Film. Reservations for the film screening and panel discussion are free and available at  

For more information about the Let Us March On exhibition and associated programming, follow @windgatemuseum on Instagram and @WMAatHDX on Facebook. For more information, contact Amanda Cheatham at 501-328-2383 or  

About the Windgate Museum of Art

The Windgate Museum of Art is the new art museum located on the campus of Hendrix College. With a vision to be the premier teaching art museum in Arkansas, the WMA  presents outstanding art exhibitions, compelling educational programs, and invigorating social activities for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to campus. Free and open to all, the museum uses hands-on experiences to train students in all facets of museum work, including curatorial research, collection management, educational and social programming, marketing and communications, as well as all aspects of exhibition research, planning, installation, and evaluation. The Windgate Museum of Art is made possible with the generous support of the Windgate Foundation and the Alice L. Walton Foundation.