Second Thursdays at the Carter: Resistance & Responsibility

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Event Date

  • Thursday, January 12, 2023, 5–8 p.m.

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Event Description

Join us every second Thursday to connect with art through cocktails, conversations, and creativity. This month, learn more about contemporary Indigenous cultures and issues featured in Speaking with Light: Contemporary Indigenous Photography.


5–8 p.m.

Enjoy drinks in the Atrium and listen to a playlist of contemporary Indigenous musicians. Carter members get one complimentary drink! Lite bites are available for purchase at the Carter’s Food Cart.

Participate in a photo weaving workshop led by artist Sarah Sense (Choctaw/Chitimacha), who has multiple works featured in the Speaking with Light exhibition. Supplies are limited to the first 200 people.

Check out the audio stops throughout the exhibition to hear the artists share insight on their work.

Visit the Library to explore photobooks on display by Indigenous artists, including Wendy Red Star, whose work is in the Speaking with Light exhibition.

5–6 p.m.

Join John Rohrbach, Senior Curator of Photographs at the Carter, on a tour of the Speaking with Light exhibition.

6–7 p.m.

Watch Indigenous ACE, a Texas-based group of Indigenous performers. The group will provide cultural education through explanation and demonstration regarding North American Indigenous social song and dance. After each demonstration, the performers will explain the history and meaning of their dance, lyrics, and regalia styles.

7–8 p.m.

Join Joshua Arce (Prairie Band Potawatomi), president and CEO of Partnership with Native Americans (PWNA), on a tour of the Speaking with Light exhibition. PWNA is a national nonprofit organization committed to championing hope for a brighter future for Native Americans living in remote, geographically isolated and impoverished reservation communities.

Questions? Email or call 817.989.5013.

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Part of: Second Thursdays