Thornton Dial

Expression and Experience of Self-Taught Artists of the African American South

Students will explore the creative work of self-taught African American visual artists and musicians (1865-present) to enrich their study of African-American history from the Civil… READ MORE »

Outside Chicago Tour: Indianapolis Museum of Art

June 25, 2011

General Public $100
Intuit Members $75

Enjoy round-trip transportation, lunch and a guided tour of Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial.

Dial Sr., Thornton

American, 1928-

Thornton “Buck” Dial was one of 12 children and grew up poor, without his father’s presence. He was born near the Mississippi state line in… READ MORE »