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Alumni lecture by Maudie Cusimano scheduled at Southeastern's Contemporary Art Gallery

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Maudie Cusimano
by: Rene Abadie


     HAMMOND – A lecture exploring the contemporary museum world and how to get pre-graduate program experience will be presented on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 12 p.m. at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Contemporary Art Gallery.
    The lecture by Southeastern alumna Maudie Cusimano is part of the university’s Homecoming week festivities. Cusimano’s lecture is titled “How I met Alex Katz:  Adventures in Museum Work.” Katz is a famed New York artist specializing in portraiture and landscapes.
     According to Art Gallery Director Dale Newkirk, “This will be an exploration into the navigation of the contemporary museum world and how to get pre-graduate program experience,” said Art Gallery Director Dale Newkirk. The program is free and open to the public.
    Cusimano, a native of Slidell, graduated from Southeastern with a degree in art history and anthropology in 2014.  Since completing her degree, she has interned at some of the most premier museums in the Southeast including the High Museum of Art in Atlanta and the New Orleans Museum of Art.
     For more information, contact the gallery at 985-549-5080.




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