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Yoga in the Museum Resumes
'Beverly Buchanan – Ruins and Rituals' OPENING | Thursday, Sept 21
'Beverly Buchanan – Ruins and Rituals'
Please give to the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art during its 20th anniversary season

Please give to the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art during its 20th anniversary season

2016 has been an exceptional year for the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. During this season of charitable giving, relive highlights from our 20th anniversary and consider supporting the Museum by making a tax-deductible gift. Your generosity will help...
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"Posing Beauty in African American Culture" Closes Dec. 7

“Posing Beauty in African American Culture” Closes Dec. 7

Make plans to see Posing Beauty in African American Culture before it closes this Saturday, December 7. Enjoy extended Museum hours on Saturday from noon to 7.30pm and view this special exhibition on your way to the annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert.
Harold Pride – Sonic Visuals: Exploring Posing Beauty's Musical Connection Through The Eyes

Harold Pride – Sonic Visuals: Exploring Posing Beauty’s Musical Connection Through The Eyes

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 11:00 a.m. Eyes have been described as the windows to one’s soul and an indicator of joy, pain, and the truth. Join Harold Pride and several guest artists for a musical discussion on the stories known and imaged through the eyes of select subjects in Posing Beauty. Harold Pride, Finance Manager...
November 2013 Newsletter

November 2013 Newsletter

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Cynae Tarver – The Many Faces of a Woman

Cynae Tarver – The Many Faces of a Woman

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 11:00 a.m. Cynae Tarver sees women as “multi-tasking chameleons that express themselves in a number of colorful ways to several different audiences.” From the boardroom and the bedroom to the sports arena and kitchen, Cynae will explore how a woman’s beauty is reflected in each of her leading roles in a...
Stephanie Goodalle C'2014 – Here and There: A Tale of Migration and Identity

Stephanie Goodalle C’2014 – Here and There: A Tale of Migration and Identity

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 11:00 a.m. How has migration informed who you are? Join Stephanie Goodalle as she discusses her family history throughout the States and abroad in an interactive walkthrough of Posing Beauty in African American Culture. Stephanie Goodalle C’2014, Student Assistant, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art
Jihan Lang – My Beauty is ??: The Miseducation of Beautiful

Jihan Lang – My Beauty is ??: The Miseducation of Beautiful

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 11:00 a.m. The images of Jet Magazine’s Beauty of the Week serve as a catalyst to ask the question “Will my beauty ever be pretty enough?” This candid conversation led by Jihan Lang will explore the stigma of separatism and elitism embodied within our community and its negative consequences on the...
Harold Pride – Sonic Visuals: Exploring Posing Beauty's Musical Connection Through The Eyes

Harold Pride – Sonic Visuals: Exploring Posing Beauty’s Musical Connection Through The Eyes

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 11:00 a.m. Eyes have been described as the windows to one’s soul and an indicator of joy, pain, and the truth. Join Harold Pride and several guest artists for a musical discussion on the stories known and imaged through the eyes of select subjects in Posing Beauty. Harold Pride, Finance Manager...
October 2013 Newsletter

October 2013 Newsletter

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Reframing “Black is Beautiful” A Lecture by Dr. Deborah Willis

Reframing “Black is Beautiful” A Lecture by Dr. Deborah Willis

Thursday, October 17, 2013 6:30 p.m. Dr. Willis will lead a conversation examining and challenging conventional perspectives on identity, beauty, cosmopolitanism, and community in Africa and the African Diaspora. Her talk will also examine the relationship between beauty and politics and how such topics have shaped a new understanding of reading black culture from the...