D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham talks about the George Floyd protests. Virginia Delegate Ibraheem Samirah talks about taking part in the demonstrations as an elected official. And D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen talks about election woes and police reform.
Shortly after she took the role of director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Melissa Chiu was under fire for holding museum fundraisers in New York instead of Washington. Nearly three years since starting, she’s coming off her biggest success yet, a furiously popular exhibition of Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrors.” Chiu talks to Kojo about access to the arts and how politics are becoming an even bigger part of what artists are doing.
- Melissa Chiu Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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