Take part in activating Sheldon Scott's installation Confession: Penance and the Mortal Sin of Race in America.Visitors are invited to enter this installation in the first floor exhibition It Takes a Nation in the AU Museum and confess to their sins of race. This space is dedicated to the sharing of racial transgressions and requires visitors to remove their shoes.Learn more about the exhibition …more
Guest artists Leslie Smith III and Rushern Baker IV join us for a critical dialogue about contemporary art in DC. Kinetic is a dynamic lecture series generously sponsored by Dr. Darryl Atwell. Free and open to the public.
In conjunction with It Takes a Nation exhibition, join us for a discussion with artists and scholars of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 70s. Panelists discuss the idea of activist art and the visual aesthetic strategies of the Black Panther Party and AFRICOBRA, including local perspectives from the Black Arts Movement.Panelists include: Akili Ron Anderson, James Phillips, and Colette …more