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

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

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June 2020 Newsletter

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ARTS ATL: Year in Review: Art + Design scene benefits from Bunnen, Gay, Mann, Pecou + more

ARTS ATL: Year in Review: Art + Design scene benefits from Bunnen, Gay, Mann, Pecou + more

December 27, 2019 by Kathy Janich Excerpt: The Spelman Museum began the year with a small but splendid exhibition by Amy Sherald, whose career has soared since she painted Michelle Obama’s official portrait, and closed with Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986–2003, an equally fine, and perhaps more important, exploration of the artist’s multifaceted oeuvre. See more...

Surrender at  Fort Negress:  A Repossession  Performance

Surrender at Fort Negress: A Repossession Performance

Sunday, December 1, 2019 3:00 p.m. In observance of Day With(out) Art*, choreographer T. Lang will explore the process through which individuals fundamentally shift how they conceptualize, strategize around, and tactically address struggles related to complex inequalities that affect their everyday lives. Through movement, and process-based community research with students and alumni from Spelman College,...

PRESS RELEASE: Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Kicks Off the New Decade With the United States Debut of Theaster Gates’ “Black Image Corporation”

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Kicks Off the New Decade With the United States Debut of Theaster Gates’ Black Image Corporation
ART PAPERS: Mildred Thompson

ART PAPERS: Mildred Thompson

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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 Hallie Ringle. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D., Director, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, will moderate...
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 much more. Featuring DJ Monday Blue (Tracy Adams, C’97) This program is organized in collaboration...