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The Necessity of Tomorrow(s): Boots Riley & Mickalene Thomas

April 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Hear critically acclaimed rapper, activist, and writer/director of Sorry to Bother You, Boots Riley, in conversation with internationally renowned artist Mickalene Thomas. They will discuss how ongoing systemic injustices inspire and influence their work, as well as the broader role of the arts in spurring dialogue, understanding, and, ultimately, change.

Talk starts at 7 p.m. First come, first served. Auditorium seating is limited. Overflow viewing will be available at locations throughout the Museum. Before and after the talk, enjoy free admission to Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s.


April 24, 2019
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Baltimore Museum of Art