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Rachelle Knowles | Cultivate You: The Ritual of Finding and Creating Home*

Rachelle Knowles | Cultivate You: The Ritual of Finding and Creating Home*

Sunday, November 19, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join us for a micro-retreat focused on creating an at home wellness practice wherever you are. Guided by Rachelle Knowles, participants will use movement (yoga) and other meditative practices as a...
Yoga in the Museum Resumes
'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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Programs

Artists Guides

Artist Guides is a series of weekly public tours led by Georgia-based Black women cultural producers. A dynamic group of creatives will lead tours on the following days: Cynthanie Sumpter Fashion Designer Friday, November 4, 2016 10:00 a.m. Jerushia Graham Visual Artist Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:30 p.m. Tamara Natalie Madden Visual Artist Saturday, November...
SpelHouse Homecoming Day Party – Music by DJ Kemit

SpelHouse Homecoming Day Party – Music by DJ Kemit

"Adornment" A Performance by Jessica Scott-Felder

“Adornment” A Performance by Jessica Scott-Felder

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6:30 p.m. AFRICA FORECAST artist Jessica Scott-Felder will perform Adornment, an original interactive work that is informed by the standards of dress, beauty, and comportment that influenced how Spelman College students behaved and dressed from the 1920s through the 1960s. The Tefton Tet String Ensemble will perform. A conversation with Anne...
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...
‘AFRICA FORECAST: Fashioning Contemporary Life’ | Opening Reception

‘AFRICA FORECAST: Fashioning Contemporary Life’ | Opening Reception

Celebrate the Museum’s 20th Anniversary and the Opening of AFRICA FORECAST: Fashioning Contemporary Life ARTISTS TALK A Conversation with artists Ayana V. Jackson, Vanessa German, and Fabiola Jean-Louis, moderated by exhibition co-curator Erika Dalya Massaquoi, Ph.D. Thursday, September 15, 2016 6:30 p.m. AFRICA FORECAST: Fashioning Contemporary Life (September 15 – December 3, 2016) is curated...

‘AFRICA FORECAST: Fashioning Contemporary Life’ | Opening Reception
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Mondays, September 19 — November 28, 2016 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. A dynamic group of certified yoga instructors will lead the following classes: September 19 and 26 Chelsea Jackson-Roberts Yoga for All Bodies...
WonderRootxChange lecture series: Dread Scott

WonderRootxChange lecture series: Dread Scott

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 7:00 p.m. The Museum is honored to host a WonderRootxChange lecture featuring artist and activist Dread Scott. WonderRootxChange is a quarterly open dialogue series exploring social change topics. Each lecture features experts in the field making presentations on the topic, followed by a moderated panel and community Q&A. The events last 90+ minutes,...
Guided Tour

Guided Tour

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:00 a.m. Explore highlights of the current exhibition on view with Museum-trained volunteers.