"Blackness" a celebration of Black Art in the African Diaspora Art Exhibiton


133 W. 113th Street Suite 7

New York, New York 10026



For Immediate Release

Elombe Brath was an African American legend that worked as an artist for the ABC television station and a community activist who inspired a Pan African Movement whose radio listeners remain loyal to his political concerns as heard on his WBAI Afrikaleidoscope radiobroadcast. We are happy to announce two great cultural events to celebrate and remember his legacy during Black History month, which takes place in Manhattan at Boricua College and in the Bronx at the Bronx Music Heritage Center.


You are cordially invited to attend both art exhibitions:


Elombe Brath foundation www.elombebrathfoundation.org

Presents "BLACKNESS”! A Celebration Of Black Art In The African Diaspora Art Exhibition as curated by Bob Gumbs at Boricua College Gallery Audubon Terrace Campus Opening Reception Friday February 10, 2017 5-8PM 3755 Broadway@156th St with the Exhibition Dates from February 10 - February 24, 2017. Featuring visual and photography works by distinguished artists Nomsa Brath, John Brathwaite, Kwame Braithwaite, Ras Ishi Butcher, Minerva Diaz, Earl D. Etienne, Bob Gumbs, Bernard Stanley Hoyes, Ademola Olugebefola, Otto Neals, Burnus McKnight, Mildred McGee, Andrea Butler Ramsey, Barbara Russell, Gina Samson, Ernani Silva.



Contact Bob Gumbs (212) 283-1643  rgumb@aol.com


Whedc partners with the Bronx Music Heritage Center http://whedco.org/bronx-music/bronx-music-heritage-center-bmhc/

 To present “The Black is Beautiful” Art Exhibition as curated by Bob Gumbs, to pay tribute to Elombe Brath, a Bronx cultural activist. The opening reception is on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 3-6PM at 1303 Louis Nine Blvd with the exhibition dates from February 25-April 29, 2017. Featured visual and photography works are by Elombe Brath, Nomsa Brath, Kwamie Brathwaite and Bob Gumbs. Take the 2/5 trains to Freeman Street, or the BX19 bus to Southern Boulevard and Freeman Street. Walk north on Southern Boulevard and make a left on Louis Nine Boulevard.



Contact emartinez@whedco.org

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