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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...
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...
Yoga in the Museum
2019/2020 Exhibition Season
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Press Room
ARTSATL: Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986–2003

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

October 2019 See more here.
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.

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
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.

PRESS RELEASE: Presence: Meditations on the Spelman College Collection

Selection of Spelman College’s Newest Gifts and Latest Acquisitions are Now on View
AJC: First Lady portrait artist Amy Sherald comes to Spelman

AJC: First Lady portrait artist Amy Sherald comes to Spelman

Jan 18, 2019 by Felicia Feaster, For the AJC First Lady portrait artist Amy Sherald comes to Spelman. See more here.
Atlanta Magazine: Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 event picks for January

Atlanta Magazine: Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 event picks for January

January 4, 2019 by Atlanta Magazine Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 event picks for January See more here.

PRESS RELEASE: Amy Sherald’s Newest Portraits on View at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

Amy Sherald’s Newest Portraits on View at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art