Legend has it that the Statue of Liberty was supposed to be a sister. I like to imagine that sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi would have chuckled at the brutal irony of his commission.
On Thursday, July 30, at 2 p.m. CT, American Library Association (ALA) President Julius C. Jefferson, Jr., will pay a virtual visit to the John Brown Watson Memorial Library at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where he will discuss how libraries at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) shape leaders within their communities.
Above: King Debs, Ritual Dance 001. Courtesy of the artist. arebyte Gallery and The National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo are pleased to announce POWERPLAY, a group exhibition featuring artists working within digital media, moving image and technology.
During the COVID-19 crisis, the Taft Museum of Art is continuing to provide virtual experiences for audiences that are seeking new ways to stay inspired.
“To Set at Liberty Them That Are Bruised”: Hybrid Antidotes, Artistic Apothecaries, and Women of Vision by Chenoa Baker
Above: Delita Marin | Six Persimmons | 2019 | acrylic, charcoal, decorative papers, hand-stitching, relief printing, oil and acrylic on wood | 51.5 x 71.5 inches.
Director Celeste Li is a creative at heart, but growing up in a working-class family where everyone had practical careers made a deep impression on her.
Above: Edouard Duval-Carrié La Triste Histoire des Ambaglos In the first quarter of 2020 the unprecedented corona virus pandemic immobilized the globe.
After George Floyd’s death, a lot of protests erupted in the country. People took to the streets with signs and slogans such as “Black Lives Matter” to condemn police brutality.
Above: Photo by Luis Fernando Six years ago, Kathie Klarreich, a former print, radio and broadcast journalist created the Exchange for Change prisoner writing program.
8 filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the Sundance Institute’s inaugural Art of Editing Lab and Fellowship. This is a new Lab developed after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab.
24 mayors from cities across the nation calls on Congress to ensure the recovery and survival of the nation’s arts and culture sector
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM)—the official non‐partisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more, of which there are over 1,400 such cities in the country today—adopted a resolution urging Congress to provide long‐term arts and culture relief funding in the wake of the COVID‐19 pandemic.
Above: Image courtesy of BET BET has done it again. The BET Awards today had my fam glued to the TV with our candy and lemonade iced-tea mix, sure to keep our sugar up in these festivities.
WORLD Channel will mark the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act this July with feature films and online events that highlight inclusive and diverse programming about people with intellectual and physical disabilities.
Derrick Adams: Buoyant Extended Through August 23 and We Came to Party and Plan Extended through October 18, 2020 at the Hudson River Museum
Hudson River Museum is delighted to announce that the groundbreaking exhibition, Derrick Adams: Buoyant will be extended through August 23, 2020.
Celebrated Artist Aaron F. Henderson’s Latest Work Features Religious Lyrics and Historical Narratives
ZuCot Gallery, one of the nation’s premier galleries highlighting the works of acclaimed African-American artists, is celebrating the release of the new book, Fight On, which visually expresses the story of the African American spirituals tradition through 59 paintings from a series by Aaron F.
Dudley Alexis is a Haitian American filmmaker based in Miami. His most recent documentary, When Liberty Burns, highlights the life and death of Arthur McDuffie who died after a brutal police beating.
Above: Derrick Adams, Floater 8 (pizza), 2016. Hero image courtesy of Derrick Adams. Breathe. Breathe. During times of anxiety, people utter these words of comfort.
How These Women Successfully Navigate Their Careers During a Pandemic Dr. Kelli Morgan Above: Dr. Kelli Morgan. Image courtesy of NUVO.