Melissa Richardson Banks

MUSED: LA 2 HOU is a podcast series hosted by Melissa Richardson Banks. In late 2016, she left Los Angeles where she lived and worked for over two decades, and returned to her home state of Texas … but to a new frontier for her — Houston! Episodes range in focus on the concept of journeys to the literal and figurative connections between Los Angeles and Houston. #MUSEDla2hou read less

MUSED: LA 2 HOU | Luis C. Garza and Armando Duron | Time Refocused
Nov 12 2022
MUSED: LA 2 HOU | Luis C. Garza and Armando Duron | Time Refocused
In this special episode of the MUSED: LA 2 HOU podcast, photographer Luis C. Garza talks with collector and curator Armando Durón, museum director Megan Callewaert McAdow, and arts marketing specialist Melissa Richardson Banks.This conversation was first presented as an online public program to coincide with the exhibition “Time Refocused: Photographs by Luis C. Garza" on view at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum in University City, Michigan (September 11, 2021 to January 15, 2022). Check out the virtual tour of this exhibition at recorded on October 9, 2021, this timeless conversation shares much of the backstory of Garza’s work of how he became a photographer and the inspiration for many of the images that he took while documenting his view of the Chicano civil rights movement, the World Peace Conference in Hungary, and even the women’s movement in New York during the late 1960s and early 1970s.Garza's latest exhibition "The Other Side of Memory: Photographs by Luis C. Garza" is on view at Riverside Art Museum in California through Sunday, March 19, 2023. Details at out more in-depth articles, stories, and photographs by Melissa Richardson Banks at Learn more about CauseConnect at Melissa Richardson Banks on Instagram as @DowntownMuse; @MUSEDla2hou, and @causeconnect.Subscribe and listen to the MUSED: LA 2 HOU podcast on your favorite streaming platforms, including Spotify, iHeart, Apple Podcasts, and more!