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Atlanta Daily World: How Things Are Measured: Two Paintings by Amy Sherald at Spelman Museum

Atlanta Daily World: How Things Are Measured: Two Paintings by Amy Sherald at Spelman Museum

May 15, 2019 By Michelle Hite and TK Smith, Burnaway See more here.

BLACK BOX | Rebecca Kumar: AS SMALL AS A WORLD

BLACK BOX | Rebecca Kumar: AS SMALL AS A WORLD

Monday, May 6, 2019 6:30 p.m. Rebecca KumarAS SMALL AS A WORLD AS SMALL AS A WORLD is a collection of stories that feature hurricane survivors of the American south: Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Puerto Rico. Set in the wake of the major southern hurricanes of the 21st Century thus far—Katrina, Irma, and Maria—the respective...
Pre-Order “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi”

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BLACK BOX | Gerald Leavell II: "The Living Portrait, PV III"

BLACK BOX | Gerald Leavell II: “The Living Portrait, PV III”

Saturday, April 6, 2019 12:00 p.m. Gerald Leavell IIThe Living Portrait, PV III Interdisciplinary community artist and educator, Gerald Leavell II presents an experimental lecture-performance that explores the concept of living portraiture. Through a composition of narrative poems and dialogue, The Living Portrait, PV III illustrates collaborative artistic practice and prompts effective ways to interpret...
March 2019 Newsletter II

March 2019 Newsletter II

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The Archive of Black Women’s Memory

The Archive of Black Women’s Memory

Practicing Our Politics: Black Women Making Revolution Irresistible The 17th Biennial Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activist Conference Saturday, March 23, 201911:00 a.m. Join Anne Collins Smith, Curator of Collections, in conversation with Makeba Dixon-Hill, Curator of Education, and Holly Smith, Spelman College Archivist, as they discuss the historical and contemporary presence of Black women in archives...
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:  A Presidential Conversation

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A Presidential Conversation

Thursday, March 21, 20196:30 p.m.Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium Join Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D. President, Spelman College, and Johnnetta B. Cole, Ph.D., President Emerita, Spelman College, for a conversation about diversity, equity, accessibility, inclusion, and preparing the next generation of museum professionals. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D., C’93, Director, Spelman College Museum of...
March 2019 Newsletter

March 2019 Newsletter

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