Join the New York Historical Society on Friday, February 10, at 1pm (ET) for Human/Nature: Pathways from Art to Environment. Drawing on the Anchorage Museum’s program of artist residencies in the Polar North, this session will explore how museums and artists in collaboration might connect or reconnect us to the Earth’s landscapes and build deeper understandings of past, present, and future.

  • Keynote Moderator: Julie Decker
    Director and CEO of the Anchorage Museum
  • John Grade
    Seattle-based artist
  • LaMont Hamilton
    Multidisciplinary autodidact artist

Registration is required to receive a link. To RSVP for this free discussion, visit

Since its founding in 1982, the Henry Luce Foundation’s American Art Program has supported wide-ranging collection projects and exhibitions at art museums in all 50 states. In commemoration of the program’s 40th anniversary, the Foundation has organized a year-long series of virtual conversations moderated by field leaders and Luce grantees, past and present.

Deliberately forward-facing rather than retrospective, the Henry Luce Foundation Conversations on American Art and Museums explore what the best futures of American art and museums might look like. The participants will explore the role of the visual arts in an open and equitable society, and the capacity of art museums to challenge accepted histories, elevate under-represented voices, and host the critical conversations in which we need to engage.

View the full schedule of future programs.

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