Quantcast
eventdetail
Photo courtesy of McNay Art Museum

African American art history in the early part of the 20th century recognized an important narrative that centered on recurring themes of family, religion, and urban life, drawing from memory and history. Patronage, such as that evidenced in the collections of Harmon and Harriet Kelley, and Guillermo Nicolas and Jim Foster, further emphasize the importance of cultural inclusion in the American Art canon.

One of the world’s leading authorities on African American art, David C. Driskell began his career as a painter, taught at Howard University, Fisk University, and the University of Michigan, and was honored in 2001 with the establishment of the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora. Driskell’s writing has been published in more than 40 catalogues, and he curated the groundbreaking exhibition Two Centuries of Black American Art: 1750–1950.

Space is limited. 

African American art history in the early part of the 20th century recognized an important narrative that centered on recurring themes of family, religion, and urban life, drawing from memory and history. Patronage, such as that evidenced in the collections of Harmon and Harriet Kelley, and Guillermo Nicolas and Jim Foster, further emphasize the importance of cultural inclusion in the American Art canon.

One of the world’s leading authorities on African American art, David C. Driskell began his career as a painter, taught at Howard University, Fisk University, and the University of Michigan, and was honored in 2001 with the establishment of the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora. Driskell’s writing has been published in more than 40 catalogues, and he curated the groundbreaking exhibition Two Centuries of Black American Art: 1750–1950.

Space is limited.

African American art history in the early part of the 20th century recognized an important narrative that centered on recurring themes of family, religion, and urban life, drawing from memory and history. Patronage, such as that evidenced in the collections of Harmon and Harriet Kelley, and Guillermo Nicolas and Jim Foster, further emphasize the importance of cultural inclusion in the American Art canon.

One of the world’s leading authorities on African American art, David C. Driskell began his career as a painter, taught at Howard University, Fisk University, and the University of Michigan, and was honored in 2001 with the establishment of the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora. Driskell’s writing has been published in more than 40 catalogues, and he curated the groundbreaking exhibition Two Centuries of Black American Art: 1750–1950.

Space is limited.

WHEN

WHERE

McNay Art Museum
6000 N. New Braunfels Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78209
https://www.mcnayart.org/

TICKET INFO

$5-$20
All events are subject to change due to weather or other concerns. Please check with the venue or organization to ensure an event is taking place as scheduled.