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Buried Treasures: Art in African American Museums

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I Baptise Thee © Courtesy of the DuSable Museum of African American History
Buried Treasures: Art in African American Museums

740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637
July 14th, 2012 - December 31st, 2012
Opening: July 14th, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.dusablemuseum.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
South Side
PHONE:  
773-947-0600
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday—Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Sunday, Noon–5:00 p.m. (Closed Mondays)
TAGS:  
works on canvas and paper, mixed-media, sculpture

DESCRIPTION

Buried Treasures: Art in African American Museums will draw attention to the rich legacy of art produced by African Americans within the collections of 30 African American museums. The exhibition will display approximately 90 works of art including works on canvas and paper, sculpture and mixed media from many noted 19th and early 20th century American artists including Henry O. Tanner, William Edouard Scott, Metta Warrick Fuller, Augusta Savage, William H. Johnson, Jacob Lawrence and Elizabeth Catlett.