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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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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...
2019/2020 Exhibition Season

2019/2020 Exhibition Season

ART PAPERS: Mildred Thompson

ART PAPERS: Mildred Thompson

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When, Where, and How We Enter: A Conversation on Amplifying the Legacies of Black Women Abstract Painters

When, Where, and How We Enter: A Conversation on Amplifying the Legacies of Black Women Abstract Painters

Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:30 p.m. Join us for a landmark conversation with women curators who are leading the charge to increase the visibility of Black women abstract artists. Panelists include curator Valerie Cassel Oliver, Lauren Haynes, Melissa Messina, and Hallie Ringle. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D., Director, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, will moderate...
SpelHouse Day Party: Home Is Where the HeART Is

SpelHouse Day Party: Home Is Where the HeART Is

Friday, October 25, 20193 p.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate homecoming and join alumni from Spelman and Morehouse in the Museum for this annual gathering. Enjoy interactive tours of Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986 – 2003, music, food, and so much more. Featuring DJ Monday Blue (Tracy Adams, C’97) This program is organized in collaboration...
ARTSATL: Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986–2003

ARTSATL: Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986–2003

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artdaily.com: Deborah Roberts' unique take on blackness featured in new book

artdaily.com: Deborah Roberts’ unique take on blackness featured in new book

October 2019 Athens, GA See more here.
October 2019 Newsletter

October 2019 Newsletter

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September 2019 Newsletter II

September 2019 Newsletter II

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Community Day

Community Day

Created for artists and art enthusiasts of all ages, join us for an afternoon of art-making activities, guided tours, and more. Community Day is free, but registration is strongly encouraged. Please contact us at 404.270.5607, museum@spelman.edu, or @spelmanmuseum for more information. Additional support provided by  Community Day Schedule 12:00 p.m. –  4:00 p.m. Art-making projects in...
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.