Silver Linings: Celebrating the Spelman Art Collection
On view March 1 – June 30, 2022

The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art was founded 25 years ago and the mission of the museum is to uplift art by and about women of the African diaspora. Silver Linings celebrates the longer history of collecting art at Spelman College with a selection of works from a range of artists in the permanent collection. 

Silver Linings: Celebrating the Spelman Art Collection features works by Amalia Amaki, Emma Amos, Benny Andrews, Firelei Báez, Herman “Kofi” Bailey, Romare Bearden, Betty Blayton, Beverly Buchanan, Selma Burke, Elizabeth Catlett, Floyd Coleman, Renée Cox, Myra Greene, Sam Gilliam, Glenn Ligon, Howardena Pindell, Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, Lucille Malkia Roberts, Deborah Roberts, Faith Ringgold, Nellie Mae Rowe, Lorna Simpson, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Lina Iris Viktor, Carrie Mae Weems, Charles White, and Hale Woodruff. Generous support for this exhibition is provided by The Wish Foundation.