Corita Art Center. The Corita Art Center, a project of the Immaculate Heart Community, preserves and promotes Corita Kent’s art, teaching, and passion for social justice. Today, the Corita Art Center facilitates exhibitions by lending artwork all over the world, oversees image and merchandising rights, sells Corita’s remaining original prints, and serves as a resource of information about her life and work.

Aaron Rose, Become a Microscope (2009). This documentary features archival footage and contemporary interviews that celebrate the art and legacy of Corita.

The American Institute of Graphic Arts (2016). This video was created in honor of Corita Kent's recognition as an 2016 AIGA Medalist. It features archival footage and interviews by Ray Smith, director of the Corita Art Center, and Cynthia Burlingham, deputy director, curatorial affairs, Hammer Museum.

Baylis Glascock, Ten Rules for Students and Teachers: Corita on Teaching and Celebration (2007). This film features two documentaries by Baylis Glascock, We Have No Art and Mary's Day. The DVD, which includes special features ranging from interviews to documentary footage of a Happening in 1966, can be purchased from the Corita Art Center.

CBS News, Corita Kent: Mixing Pop Art with Messages of Love and Hope (2016). This special report by Faith Salile was presented in conjunction with the San Antonio Museum of Art's presentation of Corita Kent and the Language of Pop.

Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Decade of Dissent: Corita Kent (2012)Sasha Carrera, previous director of the Corita Art Center, discusses the education, influences, and ideas of renowned political poster artist Sister Corita Kent. This interview is part of a video series in which poster artists share stories about art and activism. The interviews accompany Decade of Dissent: Democracy in Action 1965–1975, a traveling political poster art exhibition that premiered at the West Hollywood Library FebruaryApril 2012.

Dorchester Arts Collaborative and Dorchester Historical Society, Art in Our Neighborhood: Corita Kent and the Rainbow Gas Tank (2012). A panel discussion moderated by Ricardo D. Barreto, director of the Urban Arts Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The panelists included Sen. W. Paul White, principal at the Karol Group Inc.; Mickey Myers, a former student and friend of Corita; Frank A. Arricale, former director of public information for Boston Gas Company; Sasha Carrera, director of the Corita Art Center at the time; and Susan Dackerman, Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Curator of prints at the Harvard Art Museums.

Hammer Museum, Footnotes and Headlines: Sister Corita Panel Discussion (2009). Video of a conversation about Corita Kent, the co-subject of Julie Ault's 2000 Hammer exhibition Power Up: Sister Corita and Donald Moffett, Interlocking. Artists Jim Isermann, Pae White, and Donald Moffett discuss Corita’s work, legacy, and influence on the contemporary art scene. Moderated by independent design curator Brook Hodge.

Harvard Art Museums, StoryCorps and Corita Kent (2015). The national oral history project StoryCorps recorded conversations about Corita and the exhibition Corita Kent and the Language of Pop. This project, a partnership between StoryCorps, the Harvard Art Museums, and National Grid, recorded more than twelve hours of stories by thirty-five participants over three days.

Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Corita Papers, 1936–2015. This bulk of the Corita Kent Papers were sent to the Schlesinger Library four years after her death. Her former student and close friend Mickey Myers was responsible for organizing the collection, labeling the folders, packing up the papers, and shipping them to the library. A few of her notes have been retained with the collection when relevant to the documents. Additional materials received in 2015 were added to the collection in December 2015. The Schlesinger Library also organized the 2015 exhibition Corita Kent: Footnotes and Headlines, which explored Corita's teaching, artistic process, career, and activism, all of which disrupted the dichotomies of fine/commercial art and religious/secular art.

SFMOMA. SFMOMA has made a large number of Corita's screenprints in their permanent collection available for viewing online.

Thomas Conrad, Alleluia (1967). This film features documentary footage of Corita creating her screenprints and engaging with her students. A clip of the documentary is available here, and the full twenty-three-minute film can be purchased from the Corita Art Center.

UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research, Interview of Corita Kent. Audio files and transcripts of a 1976 interview between Bernard Galm, director, UCLA Oral History Program, and Corita Kent.

 


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"Links." Corita Kent in the Grunwald Center Collection. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, 2017. https://​hammer.ucla.edu/​collections/​grunwald-center-collection/​corita-kent/​research/​links/​.