Hundreds of people held aloft glowing lanterns honoring African American artist Romare Bearden during the third annual Morningside Lights procession. his year’s theme was “Odysseus on the A Train,” part of a yearlong celebration on campus of Bearden and his iconic 1977 collage series, “A Black Odyssey.”
Romare Bearden: A New OdysseyOn April 10th, 2014 the Foundation hosted a fundraiser to benefit their educational programs. “Romare Bearden: A New Odyssey” was held at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. The evening kicked off with a silent auction including artworks from nationally known artists Richard Hunt and Danny Simmons.