Busch-Reisinger Museum Lecture—Black Expression: From “Milli” to Nelly

By Harvard Art Museums

Natasha A. Kelly will discuss and present her recent multimedia projects, which explore German Expressionism from a Black feminist perspective.

A black and white image of a woman looking at a painting of a nude female figure.
Thursday, March 23 6pm – Sunday, April 23 7:30pm

Ages: Adults.


Harvard Art Museums
(617) 495-9400

Registration required

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Reservations may be arranged by clicking on the event on this form beginning Monday, March 13, after 10am.


Free admission, but seating is limited and reservations are required.


  • In-person only.

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Neighborhood 9

The lecture will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Doors will open at 5:30pm at the Broadway entrance.
Limited complimentary parking is available in the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street, Cambridge.

Wheelchair accessible.

The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at am_register@harvard.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

Additional information

Acclaimed Black German academic, artist, and activist (“academic artivist”) Natasha A. Kelly is best known for her multimedia projects focusing on Black German women. One installment of her series is about “Milli,” the Black model of German Expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, who was active in the early decades of the 20th century.