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Yoga in the Museum Resumes
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum Mondays, September 17 – December 3, 2018 noon – 1:00 p.m. Experience a yoga class surrounded by works of art and engage in a practice that centers around balance, focus, and strength. A certified yoga instructor...
Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness

Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness

Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness September 14 – December 8, 2018 In partnership with Autograph, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art is proud to present the United States premiere of Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark...
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Object of the Month
"Chameleon," Ingrid Mwangi Robert Hutter | October 2013

“Chameleon,” Ingrid Mwangi Robert Hutter | October 2013

Ingrid Mwangi Robert Hutter (Kenyan-German, b. 1975), Chameleon, 2003, 3 C-prints, 39.37 x 31.5 inches (100 x 80 centimeters). Purchased with support from the Friends of the Museum in honor of The 15 x 15 Acquisitions Initiative, 2011.1.a-c Chameleon is a triptych that uses the veil as a metaphor for skin that must constantly change...
"Market Women," Edna Manley | August 2013

“Market Women,” Edna Manley | August 2013

Edna Manley, Jamaican (1900 – 1987), Market Women, 1936, Mahogany 20 x 6¾ x 12 inches, Gift of Elsie Myers, 1973.1 About Market Women Edna Manley’s work can be divided into four distinct periods: Negro Aroused (1935 – 1940), the Dying God Series (1941 – 1948), the Public Year and Public Commissions (1949 – 1969),...