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Book Review: “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi”

Book Review: “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi”

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Programs
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.
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...
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...