All Blog Posts Tagged 'American' (76)

The Face Of Patronage: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture First Donor

“I just knew, if it was something I wanted to see happen, I had to be part of the change.” - Donnette Cooper 



Meet our very first individual donor.



"Weeks after President George W. Bush…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 24, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

TWO THINGS - My Joy In The Morning

First, I lost my beloved mother, Beryl Doreen Moore Poindexter, on Monday, February 16. She literally died in my arms at the age of 91. My heart and soul are numb, and my world is in a billion pieces. I wish I could draw my energy and creativity from her, as I often do, but right now - I just feel completely alone and fearful of the future. But, as we all know, this too shall pass, and I will find a way to my joy in the morning.

Second (such a total opposite post) ... Five of my…

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Added by Stacey Torres on February 18, 2015 at 6:47pm — 6 Comments

Getting to Know Hale Woodruff Presented by the National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Barry Gaither

Getting to Know Hale Woodruff

Presented by the National Museum of African American History and Culture



Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7–9 PM EST

Warner Bros.…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 9, 2015 at 11:18am — No Comments

Robert L. Johnson Donates Selections From The Barnett-Aden Collection To The Smithsonian's National Museum Of African American History & Culture

Robert L. Johnson Donates Selections From The Barnett-Aden Collection To The Smithsonian's National Museum Of African American History & Culture

Privately Owned by Johnson, the Barnett-Aden Collection is one of the country's oldest collections of African American art

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Johnson, founder of The RLJ Companies and founder of…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 9, 2015 at 11:12am — No Comments

American Master, a work by Preston Jackson

Corinne Nitel

Cast Bronze, 2004 by Preston Jackson

32" x 16" x 36"



For ages the mighty Mississippi would erupt and rebel against both natural and manufactured land restraints Makeshift dams and levees have forever fallen and failed because of its force and power. Here we see the wife…
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Added by Black Art In America on January 13, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Ailey's Men Discuss 'Uprising'

Behind the Scenes: Ailey's Men Discuss 'Uprising'

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Added by Black Art In America on January 4, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Through the African American Lens: Opening May 2015 Smithsonian NMAAHC

Photographer Zack Brown shooting dapper men in Harlem, c. 1937 by Eliot Elifoson, Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photographer Zack Brown shooting dapper men in Harlem, c. 1937 by Eliot Elifoson, Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Through the African American Lens:

Selections from the Permanent Collection

Opening May 8, 2015

Through the African American Lens: Selections from the Permanent Collection serves as a view into the dynamic history of Americans of African descent. The…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 4, 2015 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Philadelphia Museum of Art present works by African American artists

Renowned Museum Showcases African-American Art

This winter (from January 10 through April 5) the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an exhibition highlighting its exceptional holdings of work by African American artists. Reflecting a broad range of stories,…
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Added by Black Art In America on December 27, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Hale Woodruff Opening at National Museum of African American History & Culture

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Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Taladega College

Opens TODAY, November 7, 2014

at National Museum of American History, Washington, DC…
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Added by Black Art In America on November 10, 2014 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Three of my Pieces at Richmond Art Museum for Sale

I am very pleased to announce that three of my marker paintings have been selected to be in the Holiday Art Mart at the Richmond Art Museum (Richmond, Indiana), a juried show/sale from November 6-December 17, 2014. The criteria for this show was that all pieces (not including frames) be 5x7 or smaller, and under $250.…

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Added by Stacey Torres on November 8, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Founder's Day 2014 at DuSable Museum of African American History

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Added by Najee Dorsey on October 23, 2014 at 10:53pm — No Comments

NMAAHC Save our African American Treasures at the District

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture

 

Save our African American Treasures



 Saturday, November 8, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sunday, November 9, 12:00 PM- 5:00 PM



Carnegie Library

801 K Street, NW

Washington, DC…

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Added by Black Art In America on October 10, 2014 at 9:35pm — No Comments

The Only African American Automobile Company - The National Museum of African American History and Culture

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture
Lonnie Bunch, museum director, historian, lecturer, and author, is proud to present A Page from Our American Story, a regular on-line series for Museum supporters. It will…
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Added by Black Art In America on September 26, 2014 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Media Institute showcases "Freedom of Speech art by Everett Spruill

NEWS RELEASE



THE MEDIA INSTITUTE

2300 CLARENDON BLVD., SUITE 602 * ARLINGTON, VA 22201

703-243-5700 * info@mediainstitute.org * www.mediainstitute.org



For Release: Sept. 5, 2014 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar

703-243-5700



Media Institute Showcases ‘Freedom of Speech’…
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Added by Everett Spruill on September 7, 2014 at 1:12am — No Comments

Save our African American Treasures Saturday, September 6th Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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Save our African American Treasures



 Saturday, September 6, 10:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.



Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

520 16th St. N.

Birmingham, AL 35203

This program is free and open the…

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Added by Black Art In America on September 4, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Tell It Like It Is, The Works of Glenn Ligon

by Michael Owens

Glenn Ligon is an African American conceptual artist whose work raises questions about  race, language, desire, sexuality, and identity. Ligon engages in intertextuality with other works from the visual arts, literature, and history, as well as his own life. Ligon's work is a direct challenge to American sensibilities and is greatly influenced by his experiences as an African American and as a homosexual living in the…

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Added by Michael Owens on August 25, 2014 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Save our African American Treasures is coming to Birmingham!

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture

 
Save our African American Treasures



 Saturday, September 6, 10:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.



Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

520 16th St. N.

Birmingham, AL 35203

This program is free and open the…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 19, 2014 at 12:36pm — No Comments

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