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2018 Year End Campaign
Yoga in the Museum Resumes
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum Mondays, September 17 – December 3, 2018 noon – 1:00 p.m. Experience a yoga class surrounded by works of art and engage in a practice that centers around balance, focus, and strength. A certified yoga instructor...
Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness

Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness

Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness September 14 – December 8, 2018 In partnership with Autograph, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art is proud to present the United States premiere of Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark...
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Become a Friend of the Museum Today!

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Thursday, September 12, 2013
6:30 p.m.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture (September 5 – December 7, 2013) is a nationally touring exhibition curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, one of the nation’s leading historians of African American photography. Featuring more than 75 photographs by leading, emerging, and amateur photographers, Posing Beauty explores the ways in which our contemporary understanding of beauty has been informed by photographers and artists working from 1890 to the present. It prompts rich discussions about the contested ways that African and African American beauty have been represented in historical and contemporary contexts.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture is curated by Deborah Willis and organized by Curatorial Assistance Traveling Exhibitions, Pasadena, California. The Museum acknowledges support from

wish and LOBO Fund

Exhibition-related programs are made possible by The Mary Alice and Bennett Brown Foundation, Inc.

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