Looking Forward: Black Indianapolis Artists Imagine the Future

Presented by Herron Galleries at Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis IN

Nov 05 2022
Looking Forward: Black Indianapolis Artists Imagine the Future

Kaila Austin, "Oscillation (The Distance Between Past and Future)," detail from an installation, 2022. Oil on wood, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist.

Learn about the long-term effects of African American enslavement on our shared history and sense of identity.

The discussion will be moderated by Kaila Austin, “Past is Present” outreach coordinator, artist, public historian, and community activist.

Panelists will include:

Matthew Cooper, artist and Herron alumnus
LaShawnda Crowe Storm, artist
Jonathan Michael Square, Ph.D., “Past is Present” guest curator and assistant professor of Black visual culture, Parsons School of Design
Shamira Wilson, artist and Herron alumna

This event is in conjunction with the exhibition “Past is Present: Black

View more


Herron’s exhibitions are free and open to the public at Eskenazi Hall, 735 W. New York St. Virtual tours of the exhibitions will be made available online.

Visit HerronGalleries.org for more information on the exhibitions, virtual tours, upcoming events, gallery hours, and parking.

Group tours can be scheduled by emailing hgallery@iupui.edu or calling 317-278-9410.

Contact: 317-278-9410

Email: hgallery@iupui.edu

    Official Website


  • Nov 5, 2022 at 05:30 pm - 08:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Herron School of Art and Design

735 W. New York St., Eskenazi Hall, HR 224, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Google Map of 735 W. New York St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

COVID-19 Details

Face masks required: No
Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test required: No
Reservations required: No
Social distancing: No
Limited capacity: No

CONNECT WITH Herron Galleries


Associated artists

LaShawnda Crowe Storm
LaShawnda Crowe Storm
Shamira Wilson Young
Shamira Wilson Young

IndyArts E-News Signup