AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Maya Angelou, recent winner of the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom, will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center as part of Auburn’s Women’s Leadership Institute Extraordinary Women Lecture Series.
In anticipation of Angelou’s upcoming visit, the College of Liberal Arts and the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art will hold “Angelou and the Arts” on Monday, Oct. 29, at 4 p.m. at the museum. The Angelou and the Arts event, which is free to the public, will include a drawing for tickets to the Extraordinary Women Lecture to be held on Nov. 8. This is the only opportunity for the public to access tickets to Angelou’s November lecture.
The Angelou and the Arts event will feature a juried art exhibition and talk by juror Diane Edison, professor of art at the University of Georgia Lamar Dodd School of Art. The talk will be given in conjunction with the Department of Art’s corridor exhibition titled, “Maya Angelou, Phenomenal Woman: A Juried Student Exhibition of Works on Paper.”