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African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil rights Era And Beyond

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Moon Masque, 1971 Oil and Collage © Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum
African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil rights Era And Beyond

900 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803
February 1st, 2013 - April 28th, 2013
Opening: February 1st, 2013 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.mennellomuseum.com
COUNTRY:  
United States
EMAIL:  
lindy.shepherd@cityoforlando.net
PHONE:  
407.246.4278
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday Noon to 4:30 p.m.
TAGS:  
photography

DESCRIPTION

The Mennello Museum is one of a handful of venues presenting this exclusive selection of paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs by 43 black artists who explored the African American experience from the Harlem Renaissance through the Civil Rights era and the decades beyond, which saw tremendous social and political changes. More than half of the featured works, including paintings by Benny Andrews, Jacob Lawrence and Loïs Mailou Jones, and photographs by Roy DeCarava, Gordon Parks, Roland Freeman and Marilyn Nance, are being exhibited for the first time."African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil rights Era and Beyond" is organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum with generous support from Alston & Bird, Amherst Holdings, LLC, Diane and Norman Bernstein Foundation, Larry Irving and Leslie Wiley, William R. Kenan, Jr. Endowment Fund, Clarence Otis and Jacqui Bradley, PEPCO, The C.F. Foundation in Atlanta supports the museum’s traveling exhibition program, “Treasures to Go.”