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Hammonds House Museum

Hammonds House Magnum
PHOTO CREDIT: Joeff Davis
Call: (404) 612-0481 or visit www.hammondshouse.org
An institution devoted to artists of African descent in a historic 1872 home once owned by Dr. Otis Thrash Hammonds. Regular exhibitions of contemporary artists complement a permanent collection that includes work by Romare Bearden, Hale Woodruff, James Van Der Zee and others.

Sunday September 18, 2022 03:30 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $35 – $400,
My View From Seven Feet Exhibition Closing Concert in the Garden feat. TONY HIGHTOWER

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"We should be careful in all of our providing for others that we do not fail to get something for ourselves. Each of us needs some thing or some place that we retreat to for personal nurturin... [click here for more]

Sunday September 11, 2022 01:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Hammonds House Museum continues hosting its My View From Seven Feet exhibition featuring a bold body of work by publisher, author, philanthropist, wealth advisor, and former NBA All-Star, Joe Barry Carroll. The exhibition has been extended until Sunday, October 2. On Sunday, September 11, 1:00 p.m –... [click here for more]

Sunday August 28, 2022 11:00 AM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $10 ,
CL Critic Okla Jones Recommends: Curated by Leatrice Ellzy Wright, My View From Seven Feet is a... [click here for more]
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Saturday August 20, 2022 03:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $0-$10,
Hammonds House Museum features author and lecturer Halima Taha in conversation with My View From Seven Feet artist Joe Barry Carroll and curator Leatrice Ellzy Wright. The Self-Taught Artists & the Blues Idiom gallery talk explores the American tradition of meritorious work by autodidactic artists, ... [click here for more]

Saturday August 6, 2022 11:00 AM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $0-$10,
On view at the Hammonds House Museum through September 18, My View From Seven Feet is Joe Barry Carroll’s musing on the mystical qualities some want to assign to a person standing seven feet tall. He expresses his “view” in the form of 34 large-scale figurative and abstract paintings that are celebr... [click here for more]

Thursday July 28, 2022 06:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Join us for some good ole' southern stories and experience artist Joe Barry Carroll's "My View From Seven Feet" book reading and signing, Thursday, July 28, 6 PM - 8 PM at Hammonds House Museum. Registration is required and books are available for signing. Mask wearing is strongly recommended. [click here for more]

Friday July 15, 2022 06:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $0 – $10,
"MY VIEW FROM SEVEN FEET" by Joe Barry Carroll | Curated by Leatrice Ellzy Wright "My View From Seven Feet" is NBA All-Star Joe Barry Carroll’s musing on the mythical qualities some want to assign to a person standing seven feet tall. Carroll expresses his “view” in the form of figurative and abst... [click here for more]

Sunday June 26, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $0-$10,
CL Critic Okla Jones Recommends: Hammonds House reintroduced itself to the public in April with... [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS

Friday January 7, 2022 11:00 AM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $10 general admission, $5 students, artists, poets, writers. Free to members,
Exhibiting Culture: Highlights from the Hammonds House Museum Collection (Aug. 6- Jan. 30, 2022) — Drawn from the Hammonds House Museum collection of more than 450 works dating from the mid-19th century by artists from America, Africa, and the Caribbean, this exhibition features the art of Benny And... [click here for more]

Thursday September 9, 2021 07:30 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $5. Free to Members,
Hammonds House Digital invites you to learn about the history of jazz and how jazz musicians flourished despite rampant exploitation. Conversations About Jazz & Other Distractions host Carl Anthony’s special guest will be scholar, historian, and author Gerald Horne. They will discuss Horne’s book, J... [click here for more]

Sunday September 5, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $10 general admission, $5 students, artists, poets, writers. Free to members,
Exhibiting Culture: Highlights from the Hammonds House Museum Collection (Aug. 6- Jan. 30, 2022) — Drawn from the Hammonds House Museum collection of more than 450 works dating from the mid-19th century by artists from America, Africa, and the Caribbean, this exhibition features the art of Benny And... [click here for more]

Saturday September 4, 2021 11:00 AM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $10 general admission, $5 students, artists, poets, writers. Free to members,
Exhibiting Culture: Highlights from the Hammonds House Museum Collection (Aug. 6- Jan. 30, 2022) — Drawn from the Hammonds House Museum collection of more than 450 works dating from the mid-19th century by artists from America, Africa, and the Caribbean, this exhibition features the art of Benny And... [click here for more]

Friday March 15, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Photography exhibit, curated by Shantrelle P. Lewis and organized by the Museum of Contemporary Photography, which examines global black dandyism, men with a penchant for color and a taste for refined fashion. Black dandyism is not new; originating in England’s Age of Enlightenment slave culture, it... [click here for more]

Friday January 19, 2018 06:30 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free-$7,
<br>Hammonds House Museum launches its 30th Anniversary Season with an exhibition and film by acclaimed visual artist, Carrie Mae Weems. The exhibition, From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried, exposes how photography has played a key role throughout history in shaping and supportin... [click here for more]

Friday January 19, 2018 06:30 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free-$7.,
Hammonds House Museum launches its 30th anniversary season with an exhibition and film by acclaimed visual artist, Carrie Mae Weems at 6:30 p.m., Friday, January 19, 2018. The exhibition, From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried, exposes how photography has played a key role throughout history in s... [click here for more]

Friday June 23, 2017 10:00 AM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: FREE - HHM Museum MembersÂNon-members - $5 Adults -$3 Students and Seniors,
Black artists have historically given voice to the social, economic and racial disparities and systemic oppression found within the United States and throughout the African Diaspora. Featured works by Fahamu Pecou, Kevin Sipp, Michi Meko, Sue Ross, Alfred Conteh, Grace Kisa, Fabian Williams, and Mau... [click here for more]

Friday June 2, 2017 06:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
No description provided [click here for more]

Saturday August 13, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free-$5,
Curated by Young Hughley, Hammonds House Museum presents Ealy Mays and Image Perceptions: From the Collections of Greg Richardson and Brenda Thompson, narrative art by Paris-based artist Ealy Mays. [click here for more]

Thursday August 11, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free-$5,
To Pass Through and Be Gone: Works from Private Collection of William Arnett features the work of vernacular artists Thornton Dial, Thornton Dial, Jr., Richard Dial, Lonnie Holley, Ronald Lockett, Charles Lucus, and Joe Minter. Hammonds House Museum hosts a gallery talk Sun., March 13, from 2-5 p.m. [click here for more]

Friday June 24, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Cole Lavalais, author of Summer of the Cicadas, will lead a discussion, followed by a book signing, on her piece of a coming to age story about a college freshmen and her father. Lavalais will be joined by her publisher Tina McElroy Ansa. [click here for more]

Friday June 24, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum, in collaboration with the Auburn Ave Research Library is hosting author Cole Lavalais and author and publisher Tina McElroy in discussing their coming of age novel, Summer of the Cicadas. [click here for more]

Friday June 17, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
To commemorate Juneteenth, Hammonds House Museum and the Auburn Avenue Research library will come together to present a screening of the film Ethnic Notions: Black People in White Minds. Filmmaker Marion Riggs presents racial stereotyping as an essential device for systematic racism in the United St... [click here for more]

Saturday June 4, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Come talk with Ealy Mays, the artist behind the Image Perceptions gallery. Image Perceptions contains art that comments on black intellectualism, satire, and visual narratives of race, class and gender. [click here for more]

Wednesday June 1, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Dr. Carol Anderson, Professor of African American Studies at Emory University, will be talking about her most recent work, White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. There will also be a book signing. Put on in collaboration with the Georgia State University's Department of African Americ... [click here for more]

Thursday May 19, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Hammonds House Museum, in collaboration with Georgia State University's Department of African America Studies, Malcom X Grassroots Movement, and the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host Haki R. Madhubuti, who will discuss his book Taking Bullets: Black Boys and Men in Twenty-First Century Americ... [click here for more]

Saturday April 30, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Photographer Andrew Feiler stops by the Hammond House Museum to discuss his latest publication, Without Regard to Sex, Race, or Color: The Past, Present, and Future of One Historically Black College. [click here for more]

Friday April 8, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Cultural critic Valerie Boyd, and Desiree Cooper, author of Know the Mother, stops by the Hammonds House Museum to discuss Cooper's recently published collection of short stories. [click here for more]

Friday March 18, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
The Auburn Avenue Research Library and the Hammond House Library hosts a free screening of the documentary African Art, Women, History: the Luba People of Central Africa. [click here for more]

Friday March 18, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
The Auburn Avenue Research Library and the Hammond House Library presents screenings of Julian Walker's Third Timothy, and Darren Wallace's Savage vs. the Void. [click here for more]

Friday March 18, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Auburn Avenue Research Library, the Hammond House Library, and the Cinnamon Traveler Heritage Trust present a screening of Gloria Rolando's Reembarque/Reshipment. Rolando, an award-winning documentary filmmaker, discusses her film and answers questions. [click here for more]

Wednesday March 16, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $6-$29,
Daniel Black, author of Listen to the Lambs, stops by the Hammond House Museum to discuss and sign his book. [click here for more]

Wednesday March 9, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
The Auburn Avenue Research Library and the Hammond House Library leads a community discussion about ally politics and radical black resistance. [click here for more]

Friday March 4, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Hosted by community activist Bro Rashad, the Auburn Avenue Research Library and the Hammond House Library present a lecture discussing the history shared between African-Americans and Mexicans and Mexican-Americans, and the history of the African Diasporas in Mexico. [click here for more]

Saturday December 5, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Scope out the current Albert Chong exhibit and shop the holiday bazaar for unique gifts. [click here for more]

Thursday December 3, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Shop at this curated holiday crafts and arts market. [click here for more]

Wednesday December 2, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $6.27–$17.87,
Author Gillian Royce (The Rhythm of the August Rain) makes an appearance alongside some wine refreshments. [click here for more]

Thursday October 15, 2015 12:00 AM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: FREE,
FELABRATIONATL #FREEFILMThe Last Song Before the War is a feature-length documentary that captures the inspiring rise and uncertain future of Mali’s annual Festival in the Desert. Against the backdrop of stunning musical performances, the film subtly reveals the challenges and triumphs of creating... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 7, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Join British writer and historian Onyeka for a discussion on African American culture in the U.S. and U.K. Topics will include racial identity, socio-political experiences, and cultural roots across geographical boundaries. [click here for more]

Thursday September 17, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $25-$30,
NBAF closes the 2015 season with a second experience that intersects the disciplines of dance and visual arts with a tour of local galleries, including the Hammonds House Museum and the Arnika Dawkins Gallery. [click here for more]

Friday August 21, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
A screening of the 2004 feature film Moolaadé (Magical Protection) written and directed by Sembène. Filmed in Burkina Faso, this film addresses the subject of female genital mutilation, and the opposition to the practice and traditional patriarchal structures in rural Africa. [click here for more]

Friday July 31, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $15-$20,
Conducted by Irvin Wheeler, come and learn the fundamentals of collecting, maintaining and documenting African sculptures, textiles, wooden art and etc. Refreshments provided. [click here for more]

Friday June 5, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The event is a community reception for Harris's photographic exhibition. The exhibit is a tribute to Atlanta's black middle class and the cultural and economic cornerstone of the regional Civil Rights Movement. Join Harris at 3pm for the panel discussion. [click here for more]

Friday April 17, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
In collaboration with Atlanta Fulton Public library and African American Politics department at Georgia State University, Dr. Akinyele Umoja will discuss her latest book. An narrative account compiled of oral histories and scholarly materials will show black activists/supporters in the Mississippi F... [click here for more]

Saturday April 11, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Culture is the history, practices and beliefs that make up a society and it is evident that African art and culture are one and the same. This exhibit provides a path to increased understanding and appreciation for African art through a historical cultural lens. The exquisite pieces painstaking and ... [click here for more]

Saturday March 28, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Open Season is an exploration of the plight and perceptions of Black males in contemporary American culture. [click here for more]

Wednesday February 18, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $20 ,
Georgia Innocence Project is a non-profit organization that fights to free wrongly convicted individuals through scientific DNA Testing. The event hopes to raise awareness of social injustices in the past and the individual circumstances and narratives of wrongly convicted individuals as they work t... [click here for more]

Friday January 30, 2015 07:00 PM EST
No description provided [click here for more]

Friday August 8, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $90-$100,
Join guests Zane and Pamela Samuelson Young as well as representatives from publishing companies for a weekend of information about book publishing and all that comes along with it. [click here for more]

Wednesday July 30, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $20+,
NBAF partners with two arts leaders —Atlanta’s NEXT and national network Alternate ROOTS— in a multi-year effort inspired by the idea that art has the power to create change. NBAF NEXT seeks to promote emerging artists, with an emphasis on Atlanta-based artists, and elevate artists working at ... [click here for more]

Saturday July 5, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Auburn Avenue Research Library, in collaboration with Hammonds House Museum, will host Collier Heights: A Photographic Exhibit by photographer Lydia A. Harris. This exhibit and art book documents the Collier Heights community, located northwest of Atlanta. Exploring elaborate mid-century modern arch... [click here for more]

Saturday March 8, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: free,
Hammonds House Museum is proud to present  Wisdom, Experience, Time,  a solo exhibition of sculpture and works on paper by artist, ETIENNE JACKSON. These works are the result of a continuous journey (creative, spiritual, and physical) and are collected from various points within Jackson's jour... [click here for more]

Saturday February 22, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
In collaboration with the Auburn Avenue Research Library, Remembering Trayvon: A Community Collective Exhibition will feature various renderings of Trayvon Martin. [click here for more]

Thursday December 19, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Adults: $4, Students/Seniors: $2, HHM Members: Free,
Hammonds House Museum features the incomparable work of Sistagraphy. A Different Eye celebrates the 20th anniversary of the African American collective of female photographers. This engaging exhibition has been extended until December 20. Bring your smart phone or tablet for a self-guided tour. For ... [click here for more]

Friday December 13, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: varies,
Two artistic fixtures in the Atlanta art community are celebrating pivotal anniversaries. Hammonds House Museum (25th year anniversary) is celebrating its ongoing partnership with the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (40th year anniversary). Thirty-eight selected works of art from Hammonds House Muse... [click here for more]

Wednesday November 13, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: varies,
You don’t have to be raised in the South to be the same fun-loving package of looks, charm, and determination that makes a Belle a Belle. Join Hammonds House Museum for light fare and wine to introduce Phaedra Parks’ (Real Housewives of Atlanta)first book, Secrets of the Southern Belle: How to B... [click here for more]

Saturday October 26, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: free,
Hammonds House Museum features the incomparable work of Sistagraphy. A Different Eye celebrates the 20th anniversary of this African American collective of female photographers. Sunday’s panel discussion focuses on the art and state of photography and the “unique” eye that women bring to the a... [click here for more]

Monday October 7, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: varies,
There are some secrets that are better left that way. In this gripping novel of twisted moral dilemmas, a man tries to save his troubled marriage by taking a trip to Napa Valley after secretly winning the lottery.Join us for wine, light fare, and conversations with the author Curtis Bunn as he discu... [click here for more]

Friday September 27, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: free,
Hammonds House Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 28, 2013, from 1-5 pm as part of Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day Live! The current exhibition is A Different Eye: Sistagraphy Celebrates 20 Years of Photography. Close to 100 photographs from the African... [click here for more]

Saturday September 7, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: opening day reception is free, tour costs vary,
A Different Eye features over 100 curated selections from Sistagraphy’s past and present members making bold statements about - People, Places, and Things That Share Space In-Between. Hammonds House Museum served as the venue for Sistagraphy’s first museum exhibition in 1997. The collective cons... [click here for more]

Wednesday August 28, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum and Written Magazine are hosting Wine & Words, Thursday, August 29, from 6:30-8:30 pm. Written by Mitchell S. Jackson, The Residue Years describes him growing up black in a neglected neighborhood in America's whitest city, Portland, Oregon. In the '90s, those streets and beyond... [click here for more]

Saturday August 24, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free-$4,
As part of Hammonds House Museum's 25th anniversary celebration, this exhibit features works by female artists from the museum's permanent collection. The 22 women represent the diversity of genres, ideas, media and intentions that characterize all art, and their works are re-imagined through their ... [click here for more]

Wednesday June 26, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: free,
On June 27, AID Atlanta, Inc. in partnership with Hammond’s House Museum will host A FREE HIV Testing Event for National HIV Testing Day from 10am – 12pm, 503 Peeples Street, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310. [click here for more]

Monday May 13, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $5-$16,
Where Did Our Love Go is an anthology of essays from a variety of well-known people speaking on their experience with love. Enjoy light food fare and wonderful conversation with the anthology editor Gil Robertson and contributors to this groundbreaking work on African-American relationships. [click here for more]

Friday April 26, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Hammonds House Museum Cost: free,
April 25, 6-6:30 pm (exhibition viewing), 6:30-9 pm (workshop), The How and Why of Preserving Photographic History), Hammonds House MuseumApril 26, 12-4:00 pm, Open House (view preservation techniques), Auburn Avenue Research LibraryApril 27, 3:00-5:00 pm, Preserving Memories and Family Treasures: T... [click here for more]

Friday March 8, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
The Atlanta Preservation Center (APC) will present the Decennial Phoenix Flies: A City-Wide Celebration of Living Landmarks from March 9-24. This is a unique celebration of Atlanta's historic assets. More than 200 free events will be accessible for patrons during 16 days. Celebrating 25 years, Hammo... [click here for more]

Saturday February 16, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: free,
Hammonds House Museum and Auburn Avenue Research Library announce their partnership during a public reception for the exhibition, which documents and pays homage to the survival of kinship ties and family pride among Black people from the late 1800's to the mid 1960's, while honoring Black photograp... [click here for more]

Wednesday January 9, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: Free,
Written magazine and the Hammonds House Museum celebrate Emerging Voices of 2012 with Kim Green, author of Hallucination, and Jacqueline Holness, author of After the Alter Call. Enjoy wine and light food fare in the first Wine and Words of 2013. [click here for more]

Saturday November 17, 2012 07:00 PM EST
Hammonds House Museum Cost: $2-$4,
Rob Simmons' photographs present unexpected twists to everyday scenes, giving viewers new and more complex ways to look at the ordinary. [click here for more]
503 Peeples St. S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 612-0481
Art Museum
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Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM

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