The only museum in the nation emphasizing art
by women of the African Diaspora
BLOOM: A Visual Unfurling of Light

BLOOM: A Visual Unfurling of Light

Saturdays February 24 March 24 and April 21, 2018 12:00 p.m. – 4 :00 p.m. Come and take your portrait for free and participate in a community portrait series inspired by the work of Deborah Roberts. BLOOM celebrates and affirms...
Toshi Reagon Celebrates Octavia E. Butler

Toshi Reagon Celebrates Octavia E. Butler

Saturday, February 24, 2018 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium Versatile singer-songwriter-guitarist Toshi Reagon performs original work in honor of speculative fiction author Octavia E. Butler. This program is part of Uniting the Academy...
Yoga in the Museum
Southeast Debut of New Work by Deborah Roberts at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Opens January 2018
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
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Mondays, February 13  –  April 24, 2017* 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 the classes below: February 13 Octavia Raheem February 20 Marr-Teen Guy February 27 Chelsea Jackson-Roberts...
Artists Talk

Artists Talk

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium 6:30 p.m.   An Artists Talk with AFRICA FORECAST artists Firelei Báez, Mimi Plange, and Lina Iris Viktor moderated by Kristin D. Juárez, Graduate Assistant, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art and Doctoral Candidate, Moving Image Studies, Georgia State University.
BLACK BOX Revisited: C. Nicole Mason

BLACK BOX Revisited: C. Nicole Mason

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 6:30 p.m. Former BLACK BOX artist C. Nicole Mason returns to share the completed version of her newly released memoir, Born Bright: A Young Girl’s Journey from Nothing to Something in America. A conversation with Spelman students about race, class, gender, and sexuality and a book signing follow. BLACK BOX is...
3 + 1: Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed

3 + 1: Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed

Monday, November 7, 2016 6:30 p.m. Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D., Academic Center Auditorium Intentionally scheduled on the eve of Election Day, this 3 + 1 screening celebrates Shirley Chisholm’s run for President of the United States. Chisholm, the first Black major-party candidate and the first woman to run for this office, not only inspired...

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...