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Welcome to the official website of The Romare Bearden Foundation. This site offers a wide range of resources and information on the art and life of preeminent African-American artist Romare Bearden.

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The Romare Bearden Foundation hosts events and fundraisers to promote the arts, and to support their educational programs.

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Romare Bearden's Southern Sensibility by Wide Iris Productions

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Bearden Plays Bearden Two disc DVD

Narrated by James Earl Jones by Nelson Breen



Romare Bearden “The Block” Vinyl Tote Bag

Features"The Block" in the collection of Metropolitan Museum of Art



The Art of Romare Bearden: The Prevalence of Ritual

by M. Bunch Washington



A Teachers Outline

This packet will help students learn how Bearden used personal memories of African-American cultural history and literature as the source of his subject matter.


The Art of Romare Bearden Podcast

Listen to his life story and work by NPR’s Neda Ulaby.

Romare Bearden Collage

Remix works from Bearden’s original series to create your own unique works of art.

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