Cinque Artists Program at the Harlem School of Arts : Artist Talk with Xaviera Simmons

The Cinque Artist series promotes presentations from professionals, practical information, and platforms for artist to showcase their work. We encourage adult artists, students and enthusiasts to share in discussions in an intimate setting. Topics include global travel, artist portfolios, Uptown Galleries, and more. This year the Foundation partnered with the

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Artist Talk with Deborah Jack

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 6:00 pm-8:00 pm Visual artist Deborah Jack will give a presentation on her video/sound installations, photography, paintings and text work.  In her work Deborah Jack explores trans-cultural existence, memory, the effects of colonialism and mythology through re-memory. After that the artist will be led in conversation

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“Spiral Odyssey” sculpture unveiled at the Romare Bearden Park

On September 23, 2017, the Foundation Co-Directors Johanne Bryant-Reid and Diedra Harris-Kelley participated in the unveiling of the Richard Hunt sculpture, “Spiral Odyssey” at the Romare Bearden Park in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was a full two days of events honoring the Chicago sculptor Richard Hunt and Romare Bearden, and

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St. Louis Art Museum Fellowship

The Foundation has worked with the St. Louis Art Museum for the past three years to host Romare Bearden Fellows in New York. The St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM) Post Graduate Minority Fellowship was started in 1992 with the objective to cultivate future museum professionals from historically underrepresented groups or

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Cinque Artists Program: Art Talk with Valerie Maynard

Art Talk with Valerie Maynard in conversation with C. Daniel Dawson as part of the exhibition, “Valerie Maynard: Artist in Print” on view March 10 to April 15, 2016. In celebration of Women’s History Month the works of multimedia artist Valerie Maynard is currently on exhibition at the LeRoy Neiman

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The Romare Bearden Park is now Open!

The Foundation had the opportunity to consult on the development of permanent signage for one of the biggest projects ever to celebrate a visual artist. Bearden’s hometown of Charlotte North Carolina celebrated his life by building a park in his name and spirit. The park design is based on Bearden’s

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