Emory Douglas, graphic artist and the first and only former Minister of Culture and Revolutionary Artist for the Black Panther Party, discusses fifty years of his revolutionary art and activist work in the US and abroad, its relevance to contemporary artists and activists and the 21st century fight for social justice. In conjunction with It Takes a Nation. Introduction by Sandy Bellamy, Exhibit …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