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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

Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl - Crowdfunding

Citizen of the world, Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor changed the way we talk about women, race and food.

Now celebrating their 40th anniversary, Women Make Movies continues to achieve international recognition with…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 18, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Seated Lady by James Denmark: Images of Me

The richness and beauty of dark skin .. it reminds me of the story of how we were created from the clay of the earth -- darker skin connecting us to our human history.The sun's rays kiss our skin and then cells called melanocytes which produce melanin, and give our skin its pigment, drink in these rays. 



While admiring …

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Added by Black Art In America on March 16, 2015 at 11:01pm — No Comments

Harvey Johnson: A Triple Middle Passage at Art Museum of Southeast Texas

Opening Reception: 6-8 p.m., Friday, January 23, 2015

The exhibition A Triple Middle Passage is organized…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 1, 2015 at 8:15pm — No Comments

Poems For the Breaking of Spells: Recent Works by Che Baraka

Poems For the Breaking of Spells

Recent Works by Che Baraka



 

March 7th- May 23rd, 2015

 

Curated by Daniel Simmons 

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Added by Black Art In America on March 1, 2015 at 11:38am — 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

MASS MoCA I Museum of Contemporary Art presents: Storyboard P and the Warriorz in our Club B-10

Storyboard P and the Warriorz

Saturday, February 28, 8pm

Club B-10

$5 member / $8 student / $12 advance / $18 day of / $24 preferred

Storyboard P, “a man whose dancing seems…
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Added by Black Art In America on February 17, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

"Dear White People", A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st-century America

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st-century America, writer/director Justin Simien’s playful perceptive feature debut tells the story of a biracial Winchester University student whose controversial radio show sparks a media frenzy of epic proportions. When Samantha White (Tessa Thompson) begins her radio program by declaring that white people will now be…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 16, 2015 at 4:06pm — No Comments

"Dear White People", A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st-century America

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st-century America, writer/director Justin Simien’s playful perceptive feature debut tells the story of a biracial Winchester University student whose controversial radio show sparks a media frenzy of epic proportions. When Samantha White (Tessa Thompson) begins her radio program by declaring that white people will now be…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 16, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

5 Tips for Hanging a Salon Style Wall by Raub Welch of Afro Opulence

Hanging a Salon Style Wall

February 2015…
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Added by Black Art In America on February 9, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture

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

The Notebooks of Jean-Michel Basquiat Coming This June

Coming this June, the notebooks of Jean-Michel Basquiat…
 
The Notebooks
 
By Jean-Michel Basquiat; Edited by Larry Warsh
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Added by Black Art In America on February 6, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

William Ellisworth Artis was born 2nd of February 1914. He was an African-American Ceramacist and sculptor.

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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Added by Black Art In America on February 2, 2015 at 9:37am — No Comments

Rare work by Frederick C. Flemister from the Collection of Jackson State University

Rare work by Frederick C. Flemister from the Collection of Jackson State University…





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Added by Black Art In America on February 1, 2015 at 10:10am — No Comments

Welcome to the World of Mr. Imagination Friday, Jan 9 - Apr 25, 2015


The first Chicago retrospective for the artist, whose career spanned more than 30 years, will tell the story of Mr. Imagination's life in Chicago but also as a nationally recognized public artist.

Intuit is proud to present early experimental pieces, carved sandstone sculptures and his signature bottle cap work, amplified by photographs documenting…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 22, 2015 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Vision Quest Opening Party February 7th at MOCADA

Vision Quest Opening Party

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| Free…
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Added by Black Art In America on January 20, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Duel of Duality by Najee Dorsey Benefiting The Crown and Gowns Project

We are proud to announce that Najee Dorsey recently joined the campaign to support Crown and Gowns Project: Empowering Black Girls. " I was inspired by the vision and wanted to find a unique way for me to be involved so I created…
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Added by Najee Dorsey on January 18, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) Gifted Charles Ethan Porter From Carnetta And Norm Davis

The Birmingham Museum of Art’s latest quarterly magazine highlights the gift of a Charles Ethan Porter painting from the Carnetta and Norm Davis collection the family donated to BMA last…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 15, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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