Leslie King-Hammond is founding director of MICA’s Center for Race 
and Culture and graduate dean emerita, and Lowery Sims is curator at 
New York’s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD).

Leslie King-Hammond, founding director of MICA’s Center for Race 
and Culture and graduate dean emerita, and Lowery Sims, curator at 
New York’s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), will speak about their 
co-curated exhibition, The Global Africa Project. The project features 
more than 100 emerging artists from around the world whose work 
is influenced by the African continent. It premiered to rave reviews 
at MAD last November and will be on view at The Reginald F. Lewis 
Museum in Baltimore from Saturday, February 4 to Sunday, May 13. 
MICA artists participating in the project include Willie Birch ’73, 
Linda Day Clark ’94, Christopher Cozier ’86, Joyce J. Scott ’70, and 
Rinehart School of Sculpture faculty member Chakaia Booker, director 
Maren Hassinger, and student Adejoke Tugbiyele (formerly Wahala Temi).