• May 4, 2019, 7:30–8:30 p.m.

Performance: Portrait of Charles White

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90036

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Charles White (American, 1918-1979), Gideon, 1951. The Art Institute of Chicago, Margaret Fisher Fund, 2017.300 © The Charles White Archives Inc.


Obie Award-winning collaborators Roger Guenveur Smith and Marc Anthony Thompson present “Portrait of Charles White,” inspired by the ongoing exhibition Charles White: A Retrospective. Smith and Thompson navigate White’s career as an artist, educator, and political activist as well as his compelling personal profile to devise an intimate meditation on a man of immense complexity and enduring influence.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration required.