Joseph Monroe Webb, international award-winning dancer, choreographer, actor, educator, and poet; founder and director, American Embassy of Dance. On January 29, 2017, at the National Gallery of Art, Joseph Webb presents a lecture on communication through dance movement and sound, and an exploration of dance as a means of communication and a portal to freedom. Webb choreographed a performance in honor of the exhibition Stuart Davis: In Full Swing, on view from November 20, 2017, through March 5, 2017. With improvisation by Joseph Webb, Jason Holley, and Charlee Mize. Noble Jolley, Allen Jones, and Elliot Seppa provided the live musical accompaniment. This presentation was supported in loving memory of Shirley Casstevens.