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California African American Museum

> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
August 29th - March 1st, 2015 Visibly Invisible
 
July 24th - November 2nd Curvature: Lines and Shapes
Anthony “Eve” Kemp, Michael Kilgore
 
June 26th - September 7th Recent Acquisitions - Curatorial Selections
Phoebe Beasley, Miguel Covarrubias, June Edmonds, George Evans, Charles Haywood, Manuel Mendive, Rosalyn Myles, John Outterbridge, Duane Paul, Betye Saar
 
> PAST EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Aug, 2014 Curvature: Lines and Shapes - Artists Walk-Through and Conversation
Anthony “Eve” Kemp, Michael Kilgore
 
Feb, 2014 'Hands On Design' / Opening Reception / Design by Yarn Art Workshop, #1
 
Feb, 2014 Hands On Design
Cygne Cooper, Tiana Dafesh, Elena Hutchinson, Ariel McCleese, Kimberly Morris, Amber Pietrzyk, Melissa Portillo, Luis Ramirez, Elizabeth Sanders, Christina Scamporrino, Livia Soong, Eileen Tai, Ariel Weaver, Shelley Xia
 
Jan, 2014 Question Bridge
Chris Johnson, Kamal Sinclair, Bayeté Ross Smith, Hank Willis Thomas
 
2013
Dec, 2013 A Memoir in Movement
Carmen de Lavallade, Geoffrey Holder
 
Oct, 2013 Soul Stirring: African American Self-Taught Artists from the South
Leroy Almon, Sam Doyle, Roy Ferdinand, Clementine Hunter, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Nellie Mae Rowe, Herbert Singleton, Purvis Young
 
Aug, 2013 The March on Washington: A Tribute, 50 Years Later
 
Aug, 2013 3rd Annual Shorts at CAAM Showcase
 
Jul, 2013 The Harmon And Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper
Ron Adams, Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Margaret Burroughs, Elizabeth Catlett, Eldizer Cortor, Aaron Douglas, Jacob Lawrence, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Charles White
 
Jun, 2013 Diverted Destruction 6
Dale Brockman Davis, Derrick Maddox, Rosalyn Myles, Joe Sims, Richard Turner
 
Jun, 2013 Art Workshop and Presentation: Painting the Orishas
Lili Bernard
 
Apr, 2013 Things that Cannot Be Seen Any Other Way: The Art of Manuel Mendive
Manuel Mendive
 
Apr, 2013 'Go Tell it on the Mountain' Artists' Conversation
Lynn Aldrich, Edgar Arceneaux, Todd Gray, Nery Gabriel Lemus
 
Mar, 2013 Afrodescendientes: Photographer Roberto Chile in Guanabacoa, Cuba
Roberto Chile
 
Mar, 2013 Writing Down the Bones / An Alchemy of Arts & Letters
Lynn Aldrich, Edgar Arceneaux, Daphne Arthur, Andrea Bowers, Tracy Brown, Carolyn Castaño, Robert Colescott, Sam Doyle, Todd Gray, Mark Steven Greenfield, Zeal Harris, Caroline Kent, John K. Lawson, Diego Leclery, Nery Gabriel Lemus, Kerry James Marshall, Rosalyn Myles, John Outterbridge, Nikki Pressley, Sulton Rogers, Erika Rothenberg, Sanjit Sethi, Herbert Singleton, Nate Young
 
Jan, 2013 Sampling the Microscopic Artwork of Willard Wigan
Willard Wigan
 
2012
Nov, 2012 Coloring America: Selections from the California African American Museum’s Permanent History Collection
 
Oct, 2012 Go Tell it on the Mountain
Lynn Aldrich, Edgar Arceneaux, Daphne Arthur, Andrea Bowers, Tracy Brown, Carolyn Castaño, Robert Colescott, Sam Doyle, Todd Gray, Mark Steven Greenfield, Zeal Harris, Caroline Kent, John K. Lawson, Diego Leclery, Nery Gabriel Lemus, Kerry James Marshall, Rosalyn Myles, John Outterbridge, Nikki Pressley, Sulton Rogers, Erika Rothenberg, Sanjit Sethi, Herbert Singleton, Nate Young
 
Sep, 2012 African American Military Portraits from the American Civil War: Selected Images from the Library of Congress Collections
 
Jul, 2012 A Life in Vibrant Color
Lois Mailou Jones
 
Jul, 2012 Films at CAAM: Black Music Month: "Thunder Soul"
 
Jun, 2012 Shared Thread
Tanya Aguiñiga, Pam Douglas, Michael Massenburg, Duane Paul, Nikki Pressley, Charla Puryear
 
Jun, 2012 Films at CAAM: Black Music Month: "Music is my Life, Politics My Mistress: The Story of Oscar Brown Jr."
 
Jun, 2012 Films at CAAM: Black Music Month: "Beats, Rhymes and the Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest"
 
Jun, 2012 Ryman Arts 2012 Student Exhibition
Ryman Arts 2011-2012 Students
 
Apr, 2012 Visual Rhythms
Benny Andrews, Phoebe Beasley, Frederick Brown, Edward Clark, Michael Cummings, Violet Fields, Joan Miró, Dominique Moody, Joe Overstreet, Pablo Picasso, Alma Thomas, Victor Vasarely, Purvis Young
 
Apr, 2012 Promises of Freedom: Selections from the Arthur Primas Collection
Charles Alston, Bennie Andrews, Edward Bannister, Richmond Barthe, Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Larry Brown, Elizabeth Catlett, Robert Colescott, Brian Collier, James Curtis, Beauford Delaney, Aaron Douglas, Jacob Lawrence, Hughie Lee-Smith, Alvin Loving, Richard Mayhew, Howardena Pindell, Charles Searles, Bob Thompson, Charles White, Hale Woodruff
 
Apr, 2012 The Legacy of the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company: More Than a Business
Charles Alston, Richmond Barthé, Elizabeth Catlett, Harvey Johnson, Joseph Sims, Hale Woodruff
 
Mar, 2012 Validancin' Party & Reception
 
Mar, 2012 Validated on Video
 
Mar, 2012 Women, Protest and Song
 
Jan, 2012 Target Sundays at CAAM : Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
 
Jan, 2012 Justice, Balance and Achievement: African Americans and the California Courts
 
Jan, 2012 King in California II
Harry Adams
 
Jan, 2012 A Biographer Speaks: Miguel Covarrubias and his Representations of African Americans (Presentation)
 
2011
Nov, 2011 Find Yourself Having Something to Say in Clay
 
Nov, 2011 Conversations at CAAM: Passing the Baton: Black Politics – Past, Present and Future
 
Nov, 2011 Films At CAAM: Politics and Activism – Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
 
Nov, 2011 Spicing The Diaspora (Presentation)
 
Nov, 2011 Films at CAAM Presents: The Nine Lives of Marion Barry
 
Nov, 2011 Target Sundays at CAAM presents Giving Thanks and Lifting Our Voices to the Armed Forces
Teresa Tolliver
 
Nov, 2011 Before the Rebellion: Before Brockman (Discussion)
 
Nov, 2011 Films at CAAM presents Fanni Lou Hammer: Voting Rights & Civil Rights Leader
 
Oct, 2011 Towing the Line (Art Workshop)
Michael Massenberg
 
Oct, 2011 "Places of Validation, Art and Progression" , and "The Mural Conservancy Virtual Gallery"
 
Oct, 2011 'The African Diaspora in the Art of Miguel Covarrubias' Exhibition Curatorial Walkthrough
 
Sep, 2011 Places of Validation, Art and Progression
 
Sep, 2011 “Places of Validation, Art & Progression”
 
Sep, 2011 “Places of Validation, Art & Progression”
 
Sep, 2011 “Places of Validation, Art & Progression”
 
Sep, 2011 "Places of Validation, Art & Progression"
Richard Wyatt Jr.
 
Sep, 2011 Abstractions in Character
 
Sep, 2011 "Places of Validation, Art & Progression"
 
Sep, 2011 The African Diaspora in the Art of Miguel Covarrubias: Driven by color, shaped by Cultures
Miguel Covarrubias
 
Aug, 2011 Black Los Angeles: American Dreams and Racial Realities
 
Aug, 2011 Women: Game Changers, Less Known, Here Celebrated
 
Jun, 2011 CAGE: A New Series of Assemblages and Collages
Betye Saar
 
Jun, 2011 A Photographer's View Inside the Apollo
Joseph Gray
 
Jun, 2011 Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment
 
Mar, 2011 IndiVisible:African-Native American Lives in the Americas
 
Mar, 2011 Stalwart: The Art of Christopher Carter
Christopher Carter
 
Jan, 2011 Camera and Community: Photographs from the Collection of the Institute of Arts and Media
Harry Adams, David Blumenkrantz, Herb Carlson, Roland Charles, Ringo Chui, Emmon Clarke, Richard Cross, Guy Crowder, Jack Davis, Bob Douglas, Maxie Floyd, Bill Harvey, James Jeffery, John Kouns, Augustine Tabares, James Warner, Charles Williams
 
Jan, 2011 Daufuskie Island
Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe
 
2010
Dec, 2010 On the Grind (Documentary Screening)
 
Aug, 2010 Get Ready! Earthquake Preparedness Class With Blue Cross of Santa Monica
 
Aug, 2010 Teaching the Levees, A community Dialogue and Screening of Spike Lee's When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in four Acts, Part 4
Spike Lee
 
Aug, 2010 Allensworth: A place. A people. A story.
April Bielefeldt, Clark Campbell, Mel & Karen Carll, Jean Carter, Ted Dayton, David Paul Green, Robert Mance, Rick Russell, Christy Stallcup
 
Aug, 2010 "Bloodlines" Inaugural solo exhibit for the Gallery of Discovery
Toni Scott
 
Aug, 2010 8 Wheels and Some Soul Brotha Music (Documentary Film Screening & Lecture)
Tyrone D. Dixon
 
Aug, 2010 Teaching the Levees, A community Dialogue and Screening of Spike Lee's When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in four Acts, Part 3
Spike Lee
 
Aug, 2010 The Scooby Brothers (Lecture & Demonstration)
The Scooby Brothers
 
Aug, 2010 Teaching the Levees, A community Dialogue and Screening of Spike Lee's When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in four Acts, Part 2
Spike Lee
 
Aug, 2010 Teaching the Levees, A community Dialogue and Screening of Spike Lee's When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in four Acts, Part 1
Spike Lee
 
Jul, 2010 How We Roll
 
Mar, 2010 Our Love of John T. Scott
John T. Scott
 
Feb, 2010 Rekindling the Bond of the Civil Rights Movement
various contributors
 
Feb, 2010 Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts
 
2009
Nov, 2009 After 1968: Contemporary Artists and the Civil Rights Legacy
Otabenga Jones and Associates, Deborah Grant, Leslie Hewitt, Adam Pendleton, Jefferson Pinder, Nadine Robinson, Hank Willis Thomas
 
Nov, 2009 An Idea Called Tomorrow-1
Kim Abeles, Castillo, Abdelali Dahrouch, Joyce Dallal, Charles Dickson, Graham Goddard, John Halaka, Betty Nobue Kano, Sonia BasSheva Manjon, Yong Soon Min, Dominique Moody, John Outterbridge, Ingrid Von Sydow
 
Sep, 2009 Harlem of the West: Jazz, Bebop & Beatnik
 
Jun, 2009 The Journey To Flight
Tuskegee Airmen
 
May, 2009 Inside My Head: Intuitive Artists of African Descent
Jaami Abdul-Khaliq, Donna Angers, Floyd Bell, Patricia Boyd, Angela Briggs, Tracy Brown, Yrneh Brown, Ronn Carrington, Chukes, cola, Madi Comfort, Charles Dickson, Dorothy Elliott-Taylor, Graham Goddard, Deidre Greene, Mamie Hansberry, Stephen Hardy, Sy Hearn, elton henderson, Ronald Jackson, Michael Massenburg, Bridgette Montgomery, Dominique Moody, Anne Myatt, Elliott Pinkney, Noah Purifoy, Aydeé Rodríguez, Toni Scott, Teresa Tolliver, Timothy Washington
 
Mar, 2009 In the courtyard
elizabeth colomba, Loren Holland, Nzuji De Magalhaes
 
2008
Oct, 2008 of Tulips and Shadows: The Visual Metaphors of Dewey Crumpler
Dewey Crumpler
 
Oct, 2008 A Moment in Time: Bingham's Black Panthers
HOWARD L. BINGHAM
 
Sep, 2008 Black Chrome
Group Show
 
Jun, 2008 Let Your Motto Be Resistance
Group Exhibition
 
Feb, 2008 Collaborative Representations
Ribet Students
 
Jan, 2008 The African Presence in Mexico: From Yanga to the present
Group Show
 
Jan, 2008 Common Ground
Group Exhibition, Group Show
 
Jan, 2008 MLK in California
Group Show
 
2007
Sep, 2007 A woman's journey: the life and work of Artis Lane
Artis Lane
 
Sep, 2007 Blacks In and Out of the Box
Group Show
 
Aug, 2007 Wattstax: I am somebody!
Group Show
 
Jun, 2007 Between Two Worlds: The Alitash Kebede Collection
Group Show
 
May, 2007 Lasting Foundations: The Art of Architecture in Africa
Group Show
 
Apr, 2007 Recent Acquisitions
Group Show
 
2006
Nov, 2006 Intersections of South Central: People and Places in Historic and Contemporary Photographs
Group Show
 
Sep, 2006 The Personal Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey
Group Show
 
Aug, 2006 Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide: Portraits of Survival and Hope
Jerry Berndt
 

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