november, 2019

30nov6:00 pm- 8:00 pmOur World ExhibitionOpening Reception

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Event Details

OUR WORLD EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION | Saturday November 30 @ 6-8PM | Eubie Blake Cultural Center

Join us on Saturday, November 30th for the opening reception of Our World at Eubie Blake Cultural Center (847 N Howard St, Baltimore, MD 21201).

Our World features ten young, emerging Black American Artists working in Baltimore, MD. Co-curated by world-renowned artist Derrick Adams and curator Thomas James, Our World displays the many different facets that encompass Blackness in the eyes of these artists. The collection of artists in the show include Akea Brown, Jerrell Gibbs, Charles Mason III, Nikia Kigler, Kayla Fryer, James Massaqoui, Amani Lewis, Murjoni Merriweather, Will Watson, and McKinley Wallace III. Our World showcases artwork in which the artists question themselves and their perceptions of Blackness based on their experiences, as well as how Blackness is viewed through the lens of the dominant society in America. Working in an array of mediums, the artists have been able to capture the essence of Black American culture with works specifically focusing on Black hair, Black skin, family heritage, past experiences, and hopes, dreams, and expectations for the future. Through portraits, sculptures, photographs, collages, mixed media, abstract, and found object works, Our World explores and challenges what it means to be Black in America and how these emerging Black artists are expressing themselves.

Time

(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center

847 N Howard Street, Baltimore MD 21201

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