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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...
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...
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...
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...
Gallery Walk With The Curator

Gallery Walk With The Curator

Tuesday, February 26, 201911:00 a.m. Anne Collins Smith, Curator of Collections, will lead a tour of Presence: Meditations on the Spelman College Collection.
Spelman College Family Weekend: Tour the Museum

Spelman College Family Weekend: Tour the Museum

Friday, February 15, 20194:00 p.m. Each year, Spelman College extends a warm welcome to the families of our students to experience all that Spelman has to offer. Gather in the Museum for guided tours led by student, artist, faculty, and staff docents.
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Mondays, February 4 – May 13, 2019noon – 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a yoga class surrounded by works of art and engage in a practice that focuses on balance and strength. A certified yoga instructor will lead each of the classes: February 4Chelsea Jackson-Roberts February 11, 18, and 25 and March 4Marr-Teen Guy March 11, 18,...
ART PAPERS LIVE: Amy Sherald

ART PAPERS LIVE: Amy Sherald