African American Museum to Be Built in Charleston, SC

African American Museum to Be Built in Charleston, SC

Gadsden’s Wharf is the spot where tens of thousands of Africans first connected with American soil, as slaves. Now, just over 200 hundred years later in Charleston, SC, a $75 million International African American Museum will be built in their honor. The city of Charleston saw almost half of all incoming slaves in the U.S. […]

African-American Art: 1920s and Beyond at Crocker Art Museum

African-American Art: 1920s and Beyond at Crocker Art Museum

The Crocker Art Museum presents African-American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond from June 29 through September 21, 2014. The exhibition draws from the Smithsonian American Art Museum collection and includes 100 sculptures, paintings and photographs by African-American artists from the 1920s through the 1990s. As the only West Coast venue, 48 artists […]