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The Art of Journaling: Using Your Journal as a Canvas for Self Expression through the Appreciation of Art

The Art of Journaling: Using Your Journal as a Canvas for Self Expression through the Appreciation of Art

Sunday, September 13, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Journals are written reflections that offer perspective on your experiences and observations. This art form is deeply personal and can be used as a tool for personal growth. Led by Jonetta...
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum Mondays, September 14 — November 30, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a yoga class surrounded by works of art and engage in a practice that focuses on balance, focus, and strength. The following certified...
Yoga in the Museum Resumes September 14

Yoga in the Museum Resumes September 14

Yoga in the Museum is back by popular demand. An award from Bloomingdale’s will enable us to keep Yoga in the Museum free and open to the public. Yoga in the Museum combines yoga sessions taught by a corps of...
An Evening with Howardena Pindell and Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell

An Evening with Howardena Pindell and Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell

Thursday, September 24, 2015 6:30 p.m. Join us for a landmark conversation between two pioneering creative public intellectuals on visual art and the art world, autobiography and the creative process. Howardena Pindell is a world-renowned artist, writer, curator, and professor...
"Howardena Pindell" Now Open

“Howardena Pindell” Now Open

Howardena Pindell August 25 – December 5, 2015 Howardena Pindell is an outspoken artist, writer, curator, and professor whose career reflects the spirit of a creative risk taker, seasoned traveler, and an advocate for equality. She has been an influential...
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An Evening with Howardena Pindell and Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell

An Evening with Howardena Pindell and Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell

Thursday, September 24, 2015 6:30 p.m. Join us for a landmark conversation between two pioneering creative public intellectuals on visual art and the art world, autobiography and the creative process. Howardena Pindell is a world-renowned artist, writer, curator, and professor with a career that has spanned more than 40 years. Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, president...
The Art of Journaling: Using Your Journal as a Canvas for Self Expression through the Appreciation of Art

The Art of Journaling: Using Your Journal as a Canvas for Self Expression through the Appreciation of Art

Sunday, September 13, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Journals are written reflections that offer perspective on your experiences and observations. This art form is deeply personal and can be used as a tool for personal growth. Led by Jonetta Moyo and Althea Lawton-Thompson, The Art of Journaling will use creative visualization, expressive art activities,...
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum Mondays, September 14 — November 30, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a yoga class surrounded by works of art and engage in a practice that focuses on balance, focus, and strength. The following certified yoga instructors will lead each class: Yoga in the Museum is free and open to...
August 2015 Newsletter

August 2015 Newsletter

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Yoga in the Museum Resumes September 14

Yoga in the Museum Resumes September 14

Yoga in the Museum is back by popular demand. An award from Bloomingdale’s will enable us to keep Yoga in the Museum free and open to the public. Yoga in the Museum combines yoga sessions taught by a corps of diverse instructors who deliver superior instruction and impactful engagement with works on view. Offered at...

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We are pleased to announce that we are preparing to expand the merchandise that we offer in our Museum Shop. We place great value on the thoughts and opinions of our visitors. For this reason, we’re inviting you to take part in an important survey to help us learn how the Museum Shop can better...

PRESS RELEASE: Artist Howardena Pindell Returns to Atlanta Aug. 25 for Solo Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Audrey Arthur 404-270-5892 aarthur3@spelman.edu Twitter: @SpelmanMedia Wyatt Phillips 404-270-5606 wphillips@spelman.edu Twitter: @SpelmanMuseum ATLANTA (August 6, 2015) – In November 1971, Spelman College hosted the first public exhibition of the paintings and drawings of Howardena Pindell. Since then, Pindell has become a pioneering artist, writer, curator and teacher. Some 44 years...
Museum Ambassadors Needed

Museum Ambassadors Needed

  This group of volunteer leaders ensures that the Museum is staffed and open to the public. Museum Ambassadors assist the Museum staff with daily operations, art handling, program development, project implementation, special events, and collections care. Museum Ambassador Volunteer Application Volunteer applications are due September 4.
"Howardena Pindell" Now Open

“Howardena Pindell” Now Open

Howardena Pindell August 25 – December 5, 2015 Howardena Pindell is an outspoken artist, writer, curator, and professor whose career reflects the spirit of a creative risk taker, seasoned traveler, and an advocate for equality. She has been an influential figure in the art world for over 40 years. The solo exhibition Howardena Pindell features...