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DRAWING SESSIONS in the MUSEUM

Thursday, April 20, 2017 7:00 p.m. The Spelman College Department of Art and Art History has a longstanding tradition of hosting life drawing sessions for artists of all ages and levels. Join us for a special Drawing Sessions inside the Museum with artist educator Charmaine Minniefield. This program is free and open to the public. Please bring your own materials and note that there will be low lighting and paint is not allowed in the galleries. This program is organized in collaboration with the Department of Art and Art History, Spelman College. Please note that our current exhibition, Mickalene Thomas: Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities, contains nudity and strong, suggestive language that may not be suitable for all audiences. Registration is encouraged via Eventbrite at http://bit.ly/2mb2b4D.
Mickalene Thomas:  Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities
Mickalene Thomas:  Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities

Mickalene Thomas: Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities

An exhibition organized by the Aspen Art Museum On view February 9 – May 20, 2017
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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November 2016 Newsletter III

November 2016 Newsletter III

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November 11, 2016 by Shantay Robinson Review: “Africa Forecast” shows how convention inspires Black women’s spirit – See more at http://www.artsatl.com/review-africa-forecast/
November Newsletter II

November Newsletter II

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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.
THREE QUESTIONS With Amber L.N. Bournett and Ebony Blanding co-founders of House of June

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  1. How did your concept for the short film for AFRICA FORECAST develop? EBONY: We found that the exhibition asked us to consider how we adorn ourselves. From what we wear to body art, our emotions and thoughts are expressed on our bodies. By deconstructing the themes present in the exhibit and interpreting them...
November 2016 Newsletter

November 2016 Newsletter

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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

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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...