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log onto Auburn Avenue Research Library website for operating hours and possible closures. The Function of Freedom: A Visual Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Toni Morrison curated by educator and activist Charmaine Minniefield. This exhibit is a communal homage by renowned visual artists to Morrison's iconic stature as a cultural beacon for the … More Georgia – A Visual Art Exhibition in Honor of Toni MorrisonFind out more »
Log onto HammondsHouse.org for museum hours and potential closings. In 2020 Hammonds House Museum presents exhibitions and installations that examine “Blackness” and how the idea of blackness manifests itself in our collective consciousness. Multidisciplinary artist Masud Olufani opens the conversation by addressing displacement, reinvention and transformative change through his exhibition, Translocation & Transfiguration. On view … More Geogia – Translocation & TransfigurationFind out more »
On view through February 2, 2020 TICKETS In 1978, Romare Bearden (American, 1911–1988) launched an autobiographical project organized by the decades of his life. The Profile series begins with Bearden’s earliest memories as a boy in North Carolina in the 1910s and concludes with his life as a young artist in Harlem in the early 1940s. This … More Georgia – “SOMETHING OVER SOMETHING ELSE”: ROMARE BEARDEN’S PROFILE SERIESFind out more »
On View through March 8, 2020 This fall, the High presents the first museum exhibition devoted to the work of Virgil Abloh, the modern, genre-bending artist and designer who became creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear in 2018. Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” offers an unprecedented survey of Abloh’s creative work over nearly two decades and … More Georgia – VIRGIL ABLOH: “FIGURES OF SPEECH”Find out more »
Check Mississippi Museum of Art website for museum hours and potential closures. The Prize: Seven Decades of Lyrical Response to the Call for Civil Rights is a visual—and lyrical—offering of how the quest for social justice in the era of Civil Rights continues to inspire freedom of expression today. The ground-breaking television series Eyes on the Prize: … More Mississippi – The Prize: Seven Decades of Lyrical Response To The Call For Civil RightsFind out more »