Saturday, May 5, 2018
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Dive deeper into the world captured in Al Smith’s photographs with 30-minute gallery talks on the first Saturday of the month. Speakers will share their memories and personal connections to the histories recorded by Al Smith’s camera, bringing these vibrant images to life.
On the Spot Gallery Talks take place in the Walker Gallery at 11 am and 1 pm.
The May 5 On the Spot Gallery Talk speaker is musician Gary Hammon — Gary Hammon was born and raised in the Central Area. He has played alongside blues masters Albert King and Albert Collins, jazz organist Johnny Hammond Smith, and the legendary Big John Patton (among many others). In 1969, Hammon was a member of the first cohort of black jazz students allowed admission to the New England Conservatory. He currently teaches jazz at Ballard High School.
Location: Walker Gallery
Cost: Free for MOHAI members / Included with museum admission