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Kimberly Camp

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Kimberly Camp: What really happened with the Barnes Foundation

BAIA Talks

BAIA Talks: Inside scoop: What really happened with the Barnes Foundation lecture held at the BAIA Philadelphia Fine Art Show, September 15th, 2018. The Barnes Foundation has a collection worth over $70 billion, and is matched by an astounding multitude of myths and rumors about its origins and its founder Albert Barnes. Forget everything you think you know and come learn the real story as researched by Kimberly Camp, who led the foundation for 7 years, including its legal battle to move the collection to Philadelphia. Learn the truth behind Barnes commitment to African Americans, education and its relationship to Lincoln University, as backed by hard evidence in Barnes’ own archives. The real story is far more intriguing than everything you’ve heard!


19 Oct 2018

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Artist Kimberly Camp on Defining the Muse in Creativity, Education and Beyond

Creativity in Play

We'll explore creativity, learning, art, democracy and more with artist and gallery owner Kimberly Camp. As an artist, Kimberly's paintings and dolls have been shown throughout the US in over 100 solo and group exhibitions. As an arts administrator, she held leadership roles at the Smithsonian Institution and the Charles Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, as well as headed the Barnes Foundation (where John Dewey served as the first president and director of education). She is the author of the forth-coming book, Defending the Dead: The Totally True Story about the Barnes Foundation Transformation, about her time at the Barnes Foundation and its many recent changes. Kimberly currently runs Galerie Marie in n Collingswood, New Jersey, just outside of Philadelphia.


26 Nov 2013

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