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Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

Spelman College Museum
Call: (404) 270-5607 or visit museum.spelman.edu
A venue for cutting-edge contemporary and often socially relevant work. Features such well-known artists as Carrie Mae Weems, Iona Rozeal Brown, David Hammons and Gary Simmons.

Thursday December 5, 2019 03:00 PM EST
In observance of Day With(out) Art*, Spelman College associate professor of Dance Performance & Choreography, T. Lang will explore the process through which individuals fundamentally shift how they conceptualize, strategize around, and tactically address struggles related to complex inequalities tha... [click here for more]

Monday November 18, 2019 12:00 PM EST
Yoga in the Museum is back by popular demand and resumes on September 16.Enjoy yoga classes surrounded by works of art that emphasize balance, focus, and strength. Each class is led by a Black woman yoga instructor and is appropriate for all levels [click here for more]

Monday November 11, 2019 12:00 PM EST
Yoga in the Museum is back by popular demand and resumes on September 16.Enjoy yoga classes surrounded by works of art that emphasize balance, focus, and strength. Each class is led by a Black woman yoga instructor and is appropriate for all levels [click here for more]

Monday May 6, 2019 06:30 PM EDT
AS SMALL AS A WORLD is a collection of stories that feature hurricane survivors of the American south: Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Puerto Rico. Set in the wake of the major southern hurricanes of the 21st Century thus far—Katrina, Irma, and Maria—the respective characters in this compilation ... [click here for more]

Saturday March 23, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
Join Anne Collins Smith, Makeba Dixon-Hill, Curator of Education, and Holly Smith, Spelman College Archivist, for a discussion about the historical and contemporary presence of Black women in archives and museums. [click here for more]

Thursday March 21, 2019 06:30 PM EDT
Join us for a conversation with Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, President, Spelman College, and Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, President Emerita of Spelman College, about diversity, equity, accessibility, inclusion, and preparing the next generation of museum professionals. Moderator: Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownle... [click here for more]

Thursday January 31, 2019 12:00 AM EST
Museum is currently closed for the installation. Amy Sherald immediately rose to international prominence when the National Portrait Gallery unveiled her portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama in February 2018 to critical acclaim. Amy Sherald, the artist’s first major solo exhibition, features a se... [click here for more]

Saturday December 1, 2018 01:00 PM EST
A Day With(out) Art is an International Day of Action and Mourning in Response to the AIDS Crisis held in tandem with World AIDS Day. [click here for more]
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Friday September 14, 2018 07:00 PM EDT
Photographer and visual activist Zanele Muholi will discuss their work with Renee Mussai, curator of “Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness.” Muholi, whose preferred pronouns are they and them, uses their body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the ... [click here for more]
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Thursday January 25, 2018 06:30 PM EST
<br>Thursday, January 25, at 6:30 p.m. that will include a conversation with exhibition curator Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D., director, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art and artist Deborah Roberts.

Cost Information – Free

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Tuesday November 29, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Africa Forecast: Fashioning Contemporary Life showcases photography, paintings, fashions, video, and more works of art by 20 women hailing from Africa, the Caribbean, and the U.S. The collection highlights the diverse ways women of the African diaspora carry their culture with them. Three of the fea... [click here for more]

Wednesday September 14, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will host an opening reception of its fall exhibition and the launch of the Museum’s 20th anniversary season. This special event will feature an artists talk, a conversation with artists Vanessa German, Ayana V. Jackson, and Fabiola Jean-Louis. [click here for more]

Friday May 13, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Spelman College's Museum of Fine Art hosts Black Chronicles II, a collection of photo portraits documenting Black presence in 19th century Victorian-era Britain. [click here for more]

Wednesday April 20, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Spelman College invites folks to join a final drawing session with host and local artist Jessica Scott-Felder. This session takes place at the Black Chronicles II exhibition, curated by Renée Mussai and Mark Sealy, currently on display at the college’s Museum of Fine Art. The exhibition explores ... [click here for more]

Saturday February 27, 2016 07:00 PM EST
The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in partnership with the Octavia E. Butler: Celebrating Letters, Life, and Legacy Conference and Department of English hosts a community screening of John Akomfrah’s seminal film The Last Angel of History. [click here for more]

Saturday February 20, 2016 07:00 PM EST
An evening of music, dance, poetry and theater, this performance will be curated by Spelman Distinguished Visiting Scholar Dianne McIntyre, an artistic pioneer whose career spans more than four decades of choreography for dance, theater, television and film. [click here for more]

Monday November 16, 2015 07:00 PM EST
The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art and the Department of English host a Community Conversation with Kristin Juárez, a doctoral student of moving image studies at Georgia State University. Juárez will survey the accumulation of movement and time on the surfaces of Howardena Pindell’s painting... [click here for more]

Friday October 16, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will host a panel discussion at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 17 featuring artists Sheila Pree Bright, Albert Chong, Allen Cooley, Renée Cox, Delphine Fawundu, John Pinderhughes and Deborah Willis, Ph.D. The panel discussion will be moderated by Kirsten Pai Buick, ... [click here for more]

Friday September 25, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Cost: Free & Open to the Public,
The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will host Community Day, Saturday, Sept. 26, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The family event will be a 70s/80s inspired, fun-filled exploration of the Museum’s current exhibition Howardena Pindell. Participants of all ages are invited to attend make-and-take art wor... [click here for more]

Wednesday September 23, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will host its opening reception and a landmark conversation with renown abstract artist Howardena Pindell at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24. Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, president of Spelman, will engage in conversation with Pindell. The exhibition features Pindellâ€... [click here for more]

Friday April 17, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will host Community Day on April 18. The family event will be a fun-filled exploration of the museum’s current exhibition, Maren Hassinger ... Dreaming. Participants of all ages are invited to attend make-and-take art workshops, go on interactive tours, recei... [click here for more]

Wednesday April 15, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, and NBAF Contemporaries will partner to present a screening of Keith Purvis’ Travis and Tabitha. The independently financed dramedy highlights the lives of 26-year-old failed fashion designer (Tabitha) and 28-year-old aspirin... [click here for more]

Wednesday March 25, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Heidelberg Project and the Power of Art, a special conversation with Aku Kadogo, international theater director, choreographer, educator, creative producer of cultural arts projects and Spelman Distinguished Visiting Scholar of the Arts, and Tyree Guyton, creator of the renowned Heidelberg Proje... [click here for more]

Friday March 20, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Veta Goler, Ph.D., associate professor of dance and co-director of the Spelman College Teaching Resource and Research Center, will guide attendees through a lively mix of movement, reflection, and creative art-making to develop a deeper connection with his/herself. The mission is for participants to... [click here for more]

Thursday March 19, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
In a special collaborative effort, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art and the Women’s Research & Resource Center will host the Atlanta premiere of Maren Hassinger’s meditative performance Women’s Work. During the performance Hassinger, a sculptor, performance artist, and the director of the Ri... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 25, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art and the Division of College Relations will host “On Creativity,” a community conversation centered around science, film, food and design, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Makeba Dixon-Hill, Spelman Museum curator of education, will moderate a panel discussio... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 11, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Attend a gallery walk led by the artist and director of the Rinehart School of Graduate Sculpture at the Maryland Institute and College of Art, Maren Hassinger. This solo exhibition features works made of newspapers, plastic bags, leaves, and other unconventional materials. [click here for more]

Friday December 5, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Cost: $3 suggested donation,
This exhibit explores how fiber has become a distinctive voice of women of the African Diaspora to articulate identity, relationships, history, experiences, and artistry about the world(s) in which they live. the works of Xenobia Bailey, Sonya Clark, Januwa Moja, and others. [click here for more]

Wednesday November 12, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Cost: $3 suggested donation,
Nettrice Gaskins, Ph.D., STEAM Director, Boston Arts Academy, will join Brides of Anansi artists Saya Woolfalk and Xenobia Bailey in conversation to look at how contemporary women artists look at nature and natural systems for inspiration. Topics such as STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art,... [click here for more]

Wednesday November 12, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Nettrice Gaskins, Ph.D., STEAM director, Boston Arts Academy, will join Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art exhibit artists Saya Woolfalk and Xenobia Bailey, in conversation about how contemporary women artists look at nature and natural systems for inspiration.Topics such as STEAM (science... [click here for more]

Wednesday November 5, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Cost: $3 suggested donation,
Coiffure: aBUNdance presents a tale of hair consciousness inspired by the works of Sonya Clark from Brides of Anansi. Using movements influenced by Modern dance, House music culture, Yoga, and Afro-Caribbean dance articulations, Jessica Gaines presents a dialogue-driven performance about the inferen... [click here for more]

Friday September 26, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will host annual Community Day, an interactive experience of the Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art exhibition on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Community Day includes make-and-take workshops, giveaways donated by the Center for Puppetry Ar... [click here for more]

Friday May 16, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Cost: $3 suggested donation,
Renée Stout uses her alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herbalist/fortuneteller, as a vehicle to role-play and confront issues an open, creative and humorous way. Renée Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman brings together painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, glassblowing, installation,... [click here for more]

Wednesday April 16, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Xaviera Simmons comes to Atlanta as both a featured speaker for ART PAPERS LIVE and a juror for the 2014 Artadia Awards Atlanta. Simmons will discuss her artistic practice and body of work, which spans photography, performance, video, sound, sculpture and installation. [click here for more]

Friday December 6, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Cost: $3 suggested donation,
Featuring more than 75 photographs by leading, emerging, and amateur photographers, Posing Beauty in African American Culture explores the ways in which our contemporary understanding of beauty has been informed by photographers and artists working from 1890 to the present. It incorporates a diverse... [click here for more]

Thursday May 16, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Cost: $3 suggested donation,
In November 2012, the Spelman Museum of Fine Art invited students, faculty, and friends to select works from its 350-object permanent collection. The museum is now displaying what the participants chose along with their personal responses. [click here for more]

Wednesday April 3, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Celebrating the rich legacy of alumni of Atlanta University Center institutions, The Creative Class is an opportunity to hear from some of the most innovative and intriguing arts professionals working today. Naima J. Keith, assistant curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, will be in conversation wi... [click here for more]

Friday March 8, 2013 07:00 PM EST
At the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art's Community Day, families can enjoy guided tours of the exhibition, “Multiple Choice: Perspectives on the Spelman College,” take part in art-making workshops, try their luck at an art scavenger hunt, and participate in interactive dance performances.The ... [click here for more]
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Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 270-5607
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