Sundance Institute announced today that Jason Blum, Ebs Burnough, Lynette Wallworth and Lisa-Michele Church will join the Institute’s Board of Trustees. The new Trustees bring deep experience and broad expertise spanning communications, emerging media, and film production to the Institute’s governance, and will work closely with President &
Countdown Begins to Fort Lauderdale’s Premier Caribbean Food Festival – “The Taste the Islands Experience”
Above: L-R: Daniel Abbott, Tyrone Robertson, Calibe Thompson, Hugh “Chef Irie” Sinclair, and David I. Muir | Photography by RJ Deed Dozens of South Florida’s mainstream and Caribbean media were hosted on the grounds of History Fort Lauderdale on April 3rd, for the official media launch of The Taste the Islands Experience (#TTIX2019) event weekend.
The Apollo Theater Salon Series in partnership with the Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) will present WiLDFLOWER, the staged concert reading of the full-length musical with book, music and lyrics by Jason Michael Webb and Lelund Durond Thompson, at 7:30 p.m.
Woven Narratives: Chicago based artist SHENEQUA, pays homage to women who were instrumental in her life through the art she creates from synthetic hair by Daniel Dunson
SHENEQUA was born in St Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands and raised in Miami, FL within the Caribbean culture. Always fascinated with West African textiles, specifically Ghanaian woven cloth, SHENEQUA embarked on a formal academic journey at Kansas City Art Institute, and School of the Art Institute of Chicago that landed her on African soil.
TWO RIVER THEATER ANNOUNCES THE ACTING COMPANY FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF REGINA TAYLOR’S OO-BLA-DEE, FEATURING ORIGINAL SONGS BY REGINA TAYLOR AND COMPOSER DIEDRE L. MURRAY, DIRECTED BY RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON
wo River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the complete cast for its production of Oo-Bla-Dee, written by Golden Globe Award winner Regina Taylor (Crowns, I’ll Fly Away), featuring original songs by Taylor and Obie Award winning composer Diedre L.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will display—for the first time—the Emily Howland photography albumcontaining a previously unknown portrait of abolitionist and Underground Railroad-conductor Harriet Tubman.
Executive Director And Chief Curator, Gia M. Hamilton, To Lead New Orleans African American Museum of Art, History and, Culture (NOAAM) In Historic Treme, New Orleans
Above: Gia Hamilton by Jeremy Tauriac The New Orleans African American Museum of Art, History, and Culture (NOAAM) is delighted to announce the appointment of New Orleans Native and Treme resident Gia M.
National Black Theatre partners with the Schomburg Center for ‘In Perpetual Flight: The Migration of the Black Body’ on Tuesday, April 16
Celebrating its 50th anniversary with a series of performances throughout the city, around the country and around the world, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) is partnering with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture for “In Perpetual Flight:
In many ways, the Marrakech edition of the 1-54 Contemporary Art Fair has the potential to be more than just an art market or annual destination.
Above: Glenn Ligon and the de la Cruz family. Photo by the author. On January 24, 2019, Glenn Ligon opened a solo show at the newly constructed Maria and Alberto de la Cruz Gallery at Georgetown University.
Above: People by Ablade Glover courtesy of Gallery 1957. At the Gallery 1957 II, paintings made by Ablade Glover hang on the walls of the gallery.
Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor September 28, 2018–April 7, 2019
The critically acclaimed exhibition Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor will remain open to the public through Sunday, April 7, 2019, allowing visitors an additional three weeks to experience this major retrospective.
Above: Nina Chanel Abney, Mad 51st, 2012, Acrylic on canvas, 40 x 30 inches, Collection of Jeanne Williams and Jason Greenman, Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, © Nina Chanel Abney Nina Chanel Abney is one of the most important young artists on the rise today.
Kristina Kay Robinson started a writing career over ten years ago. However, in recent years Robinson liberated herself from the written word, particularly the English language, and created a voice within the visual plane that attempts to transcend traditional verbiage.
Above: Various works by Amber Robles-Gordon. In a way, looking at the art market is akin to playing speculative archeology in reverse, where the best case scenario is to discover a work of immense value before it’s covered up (or is discovered by someone else.) However, some collectors also want to help artists’ personal growth and their audience’s ability to have better access to and appreciation of art.
Pérez Art Museum Miami Announces Acquisition of Artwork by Ebony G. Patterson at Sixth Annual Art + Soul Celebration
On Saturday, February 9, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) welcomed nearly 500 guests for the sixth annual Art + Soul Celebration, which supports and celebrates the museum’s Fund for African American Art and ensures that PAMM represents the diversity of the community it serves, while elevating the appreciation of African diaspora art and culture. During the celebration, PAMM Director Franklin Sirmans revealed the fund’s newest acquisition, a large-scale tapestry by Jamaican visual artist Ebony G.
The Core Program awards postgraduate residencies to highly motivated, exceptional visual artists and critical writers who have completed their undergraduate or graduate training and are working to develop a sustainable practice.
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has extended the application deadline for the Meyerhoff-Becker Curatorial Fellowship to February 15, 2019. The selected fellow will receive a full-time residency based in Baltimore, Maryland for one year beginning May 2019, along with round-trip travel expenses and a 40,000 USD salary with benefits.
The research group Curatorial Research Collective (CRC) invites doctoral research proposals that investigate the construction of architecture culture with a particular emphasis on social, economic, political, and cultural systems.