Morningside Lights: A Neighborhood Procession Celebrates Bearden’s Black Odyssey

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.”

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Our Fundraisers

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.

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