Tyree Boyd-Pates

Tyree Boyd-Pates is a Los Angeles-based museum curator, historian, and public speaker whose museum work centers the African American experience in the American West.rnrnRecently, Tyree joined the Autry Museum of the American West as the Associate Curator of Western History. At the Autry, he is spearheading American history exhibitions and historical initiatives that engage communities across the region for archival purposes, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Black Lives Matters protests occurring across the American West.rnrnBoyd-Pates museum work has received mention in The New York Times, The LA Times, Vogue, NPR, Hollywood Reporter, and recently was selected by multi-Grammy award-winning producer and composer Pharrell Williams to be included in his guest-curated TIME Magazine issue “The New American Revolution” to discuss his views on American history. rnrnCurrently, Boyd-Pates a 2021 Civic Media Fellow with the Annenberg Innovation Lab at USC and a 2021 Innovation Fellow with the UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy.rn