Authors Jerald Walker and Tisa Bryant will read from their work and talk about the visible and invisible power of race and privilege in 21st-century American art and culture.
The evening will also feature soul and jazz music from Diggs Duke, food, a cash bar, dancing, and the chance to tour the “In Conversation” exhibit.
Admission is $10. No reservations are required.
IF YOU GO
What: “In Conversation: Modern African American Art”
Where: Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem
When: Through Sept. 2. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the third Thursday of every month, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Admission: $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, $11 for students, and free for members and youths 16 and under
More information: 866-745-1876 or www.pem.org