Professor Anna Deavere Smith to give 73rd A. W. Mellon Lecture

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2023

Anna Deavere Smith portrait

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art (the Center) announced that APP Professor Anna Deavere Smith will give the 73rd A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts in spring 2024! 

“We are thrilled to welcome Anna Deavere Smith as our next Mellon Lecturer,” said Steven Nelson, dean of the Center. “Smith’s presentations will contribute to the public discourse about the powerful role that performing arts can play in exploring our world and humanity.”