Feb. 29: A Conversation With Porter Williams

Event Details


Date: February 28, 2012

Times: 7 p.m.

Location: Kresge Recital Hall

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public

In celebration of Black History Month, local sculptor Porter Williams will discuss his artistic influences and reflect on what it was like to grow up as an African-American in Sioux Falls and the route he took to become a professional artist.

His discussion, "A Conversation with Porter Williams," will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in Kresge Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Williams is among the founders of South Dakota's first African-American history museum.The museum, currently on display at the Multi-cultural Center, is scheduled to move to the Washington Pavilion soon.

In addition to his discussion, three pieces of African-American art by Porter will be on display in the Morrison Commons concourse from Feb. 20-29.

Learn more about Williams in the KDLT-TV feature.


Mark Blackburn
Director of Multicultural Programs
605-274-4313