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Yoga in the Museum
2019/2020 Exhibition Season
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2019/2020 Exhibition Season

  • Mildred Thompson "Magnetic Fields," 1991 Oil on canvas. 70.5 x 150 inches. Courtesy the Estate of Mildred Thompson and Galerie Lelong & Co., New York

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2019/2020 Exhibition Season

2019/2020 Exhibition Season

Artist Guides | Tina Dunkley

Artist Guides | Tina Dunkley

Artist Guides invite Black women cultural producers to lead public tours of the Museum’s current exhibition. Join us for an engaging walkthrough of Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986 – 2003 with celebrated artist and scholar Tina Dunkley.

Mildred Thompson Remembered

Mildred Thompson Remembered

Wednesday, September 11, 20196:30 p.m. Join us for a conversation with exhibition curators Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D., Director, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Melissa Messina, Curator of the Mildred Thompson Estate, and Donna Jackson, Thompson’s partner of 17 years and executor of the Thompson Estate. Invited comments from artists, friends, and colleagues including Wes Cochran, Kerry Davis, and Karen Comer...
September 2019 Newsletter

September 2019 Newsletter

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Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum is back by popular demand and resumes on September 16. Enjoy a yoga class surrounded by works of art in Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986 – 2003 and engage in a practice that emphasizes balance, focus, and strength. Yoga in the Museum is open to all with mats and props...

PRESS RELEASE: Artist Mildred Thompson Headlines Fall Exhibition at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

Artist Mildred Thompson Headlines Fall Exhibition at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

PRESS RELEASE: Announcing the 2019/2020 season

Artists Mildred Thompson and Theaster Gates Headline the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art’s 2019/2020 Exhibition Season
August 2019 Newsletter

August 2019 Newsletter

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