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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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Community Conversations
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Asia Leeds, Ph.D. | Designing Diaspora: Refashioned Black Womanhood in the Art of Fabiola Jean-Louis

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Asia Leeds, Ph.D. | Designing Diaspora: Refashioned Black Womanhood in the Art of Fabiola Jean-Louis

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:30 p.m. Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D., Academic Center Auditorium Asia Leeds, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of International Studies and Co-Director, African Diaspora Studies, Spelman College Designing Diaspora: Refashioned Black Womanhood in the Art of Fabiola Jean-Louis Dr. Leeds will discuss the ways women of African descent articulate diaspora and womanhood through...
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Kristin Juárez | Painting as the Moving Image: The Televisual Gestures of Howardena Pindell

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Kristin Juárez | Painting as the Moving Image: The Televisual Gestures of Howardena Pindell

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 6:30 p.m. Kristin Juárez, Doctoral Student of Moving Image Studies, Georgia State University Painting as the Moving Image: The Televisual Gestures of Howardena Pindell Kristin Juárez looks at the accumulation of movement and time on the surfaces of Howardena Pindell’s paintings and video drawings. By focusing on the artist’s work through...
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: "Blues for an Alabama Sky"

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: “Blues for an Alabama Sky”

Thursday, April 2, 2015 7:00 p.m. Finding connections with Maren Hassinger’s ground-breaking contribution to performance art and interdisciplinary practice, the Alliance Theatre presents a very special evening with Pearl Cleage, C’ 71, the award-winning playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet commemorating the twentieth anniversary of her 1995 work Blues for Alabama Sky. Join us for this...
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Connecting the Dots: The Heidelberg Project and the Power of Art

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Connecting the Dots: The Heidelberg Project and the Power of Art

Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Aku Kadogo, Spelman Distinguished Visiting Scholar of the Arts, will present a special dialogue with Tyree Guyton, creator of the renowned Heidelberg Project of Detroit. Acting on his vision many years ago, he set out to respond to a city that was in a state of...
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: "Blues for an Alabama Sky"

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: “Blues for an Alabama Sky”

Thursday, April 2, 2015 7:00 p.m. Finding connections with Maren Hassinger’s ground-breaking contribution to performance art and interdisciplinary practice, the Alliance Theatre presents a very special evening with Pearl Cleage, C’ 71, the award-winning playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet commemorating the twentieth anniversary of her 1995 work Blues for Alabama Sky. Join us for this...

CANCELLED: COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: On Creativity

This program has been cancelled due to the ensuing inclement weather. COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: On Creativity Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:00 p.m. Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation on creativity through the lens of visual art, food, science, and dance with topics that range from process, inspiration, and collaboration.  
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Coiffure: aBUNdance

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Coiffure: aBUNdance

Thursday, November 6, 2014 5:00 p.m. Jessica Gaines Dancer and Choreographer Coiffure: aBUNdance presents a tale of hair consciousness inspired by the works of Sonya Clark from Brides of Anansi. Using movements influenced by Modern dance, House music culture, Yoga, and Afro-Caribbean dance articulations, Jessica Gaines presents a dialogue-driven performance about the inference of hair...
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Engendering Anansi

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Engendering Anansi

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 5:00 p.m. Kathleen Phillips Lewis Chair, History Department, Spelman College A multi-media performance paper on how women in the Caribbean manipulated folklore and storytelling, transforming the traditionally male, Anansi, into feminized versions ranging from Aunt Nancy to a variety of gender-fluid folkloric characters. These female Anansis, like the Brides of Anansi...
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself . . . And Reintroduce Myself . . . And . . .

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself . . . And Reintroduce Myself . . . And . . .

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014 5:30 p.m. Multimedia artist Danielle Deadwyler, C’2003, back to the Museum by popular demand, will present a performance-based dialogue on the sexual, social, and personal benefits of “conjuring the other woman.”