J Monae at Smithsonian

The Ingenuity Festival hosts a public conversation with Janelle Monae on influences of rhythm and blues in her music.  Genre: Talks, Conversations. Venue: Washington, DC, USA. Dates: December 6, 2018. Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution. Description: The program, titled A Conversation with Janelle...

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Ingenuity Festival

The Smithsonian showcases recipients of its Ingenuity Awards with events open to the public held throughout its National Museums Centers.  Genre: Festivals. Venue: Washington, DC, USA. Dates: November 29 — December 6, 2018. Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture as well as a number of other National Smithsonian...

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‘Treasures’ at Smithsonian

National Museum of African-American History and Culture provides experts to teach the public how to preserve individual and family histories.  Genre: Archives, Museums, Preservation, Personal and Family History. Venue: Washington, DC, USA. Dates: November 14, 2018. Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution. Description: Save Our...

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Jason Moran Exhibit

Jason Moran combines music, film, archival images, historical account in his meditation on an African-American infantry in WWI France.  Genre: Music, Film, Performance, Viewing. Venue: Barbican Centre, London, England. Time: October 30 2018. Curators & Sponsors: Part of the Barbican’s 2018 Season, The Art of Change. Produced by the Barbican in association with...

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Igshaan Adams Exhibit

Adams’s visual art shows us what the medium becomes with attention to culture at the nexus of race, religion, sexuality, history, politics.  Genre: Exhibit, Visual Art, Sculpture. Venue: Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa. Dates: October 18, 2018 - January 27, 2019. Sponsors: Iziko Museums of South Africa and Standard...

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Women Colony Exhibit

A painful exhibit comes to Cape Town’s South Africa National Gallery in the partial archival recovery of enslaved women’s lives.Genre: Exhibit, Performance. Venue: Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa. Dates: September 26, 2018 - October 21, 2019. Sponsors/Curators: Iziko Museums of South Africa in partnership with Centre for Curating the Archive...

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Sammy Davis Jr’s ‘I Gotta Be Me’

The life of Sammy Davis Jr is brought to engaging complexity in a documentary that is cultural, personal, political. Genre: Film, Viewing Venue: Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, USA Time:  April 29, 2018, 7:15pm Sponsors: Brooklyn Academy of Music. Curators: Part of a BAMcinématek Series, New Voices in Black Cinema. Artists & Producers:...

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‘Pablo Picasso, 1932’

Painting of Seated Woman

A culling of vivid, focused works by the Spanish painter, made during just a handful of days in March 1932. Genre: Exhibit Venue: Tate Modern Museum, London, UK Time:  March 8, 2018 till September 9, 2018 Sponsors: Tate Modern Museum, the EY Tate Arts Partnership, with additional support from the Picasso...

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Jardel Selele: ‘Entre Cores’

Exposição na Luanda de uma pintor ja celebrada nos circulos artisticos; chega esta vez com trabalhos coloridos, distinctos, impresionantes. Genero: Exposição. Lugar: Fábrica de Sabão, Rua da Cerâmica, Cazenga, Luanda, Angola. Data: 8 dezembro, 2017. Artista: Jardel Selele, artista plástico, nasceu em Viana, Luanda. Manifestou o gosto pelo desenho quando...

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Karabo Poppy Moletsane

The South African artist will have her vivid, distinctive, mural-sized works featured at Berkeley’s Art Museum and Archive of the Pacific Rim. Genre: Exhibition Venue: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Time: November 22 2017 till July 15 2018 Sponsor: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Artist: Karabo Poppy Moletsane, a Gold...

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