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During a historic virtual ceremony, the Lewis Center for the Arts will celebrate graduates of the Class of 2020 who earned certificates and awards through the Programs in Creative Writing, Dance, Theater, Music Theater, and Visual Arts. Special guest speaker Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, will join Lewis Center Chair Tracy K. Smith and program directors as they celebrate the graduates.

Open to Princeton students, faculty and staff, and their families and friends. Students will need to share the Zoom or Live-captioned event link with family and friends.

Visit the Virtual Events Page for the Zoom ID to join this event; attendees will need to log in to this page with Princeton University ID to gain access.

The Class Day ceremony will be followed immediately by virtual receptions being held by each Program. Students have received the Zoom link for their Program’s reception(s) via email and are welcome to share those links with family and friends. Access the reception links on the Virtual Events Page.

 

ACCESSIBILITY

black square with OC open captioningThe Class Day ceremony will be live captioned. Visit the Virtual Events page for the event link; log in with Princeton University ID to gain access.

 

 

ABOUT

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Thelma Golden is the Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, USA

THELMA GOLDEN is Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, where she began her career in 1987 before joining the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1988. She returned to the Studio Museum in 2000 as Deputy Director for Exhibitions and Programs, and was named Director and Chief Curator in 2005. As Director, Golden is leading the effort to build a new home for the Museum, designed by architect Sir David Adjaye OBE.

Golden was appointed to the Committee for the Preservation of the White House by President Obama in 2010, and in 2015 joined the Barack Obama Foundation’s Board of Directors. She also serves on the Board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Crystal Bridges Museum. She was a 2008 Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and a recipient of the 2016 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence. In 2018, Golden was awarded a J. Paul Getty Medal.

 

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  • Lewis Center for the Arts

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