“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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Pérez Art Museum Miami to Open Exhibition Exploring Immigration and Cultural Identity in May 2015
Artists from African, Caribbean and South Asian communities worldwide featured in
Poetics of Relation…Continue
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No Matter What…Empire Matters…
“There are few things more dreadful than dealing…Continue
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Social Media and The Art Police
Conversations about art have been around for a long time. Questions about what constitutes art, when does it cross the line, high art/low art, are on-going public and private discussions. With the advent of social media it seems as though the…Continue
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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…Continue
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Getting to Know Hale Woodruff
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William Ellisworth Artis was born 2nd of February 1914. He was an African-American Ceramacist and sculptor.
He studied sculpture and pottery at Augusta Savage Studios in the early 1930s and was a part of the Harmon Foundation exhibition in 1933. He received the John Hope Prize, which led to a scholarship at the Art Students League in 1933-34. Artis was hired by Audrey McMahon, the…
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LiFT uses art to engage young professionals, artists, and activists in dialogue about Atlanta's history and future development.
We are inspired by the salons of the 18th and 19th centuries, which were informal gatherings where creative, socially provocative, and cutting-edge ideas were exchanged.
We have re-interpreted the salon for the contemporary urban context by…
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Storyboard P has pushed street dancing in a darker, more mature direction of urban storytelling he calls Mutant. The twenty-three year old Brooklyn dancer combines jarring feats of contortion, pantomime, floating footwork and…
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It’s time to expand your art collection! Join the Gantt and our partner Paddle 8 for the 40th Anniversary Art Auction, online now at paddle8.com/auctions/ganttcenter.
Fostering collecting is an important part of the Gantt Center’s mission. In celebration of our 40th Anniversary, we dedicate ourselves to connecting artists…Continue
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Traveling Spirit and Visual Melodies: works by Najjar Abdul-Musawwir featured in the Black Art In America 'Get Juked !' exhibition at Brisky Gallery during Art Basel…Continue