exhibitions 

16th Annual NAAHBCU
National Conference and Exhibition
The Lesson and the Legacy

February 28th, 2016 - June 10th, 2016

The Lesson and the Legacy

February 28th, 2016 - June 10th, 2016

The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at Alabama State University will host a juried art exhibit featuring images from the National Alliance of Artists from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (NAAHBCU).

The theme for the exhibit, which is free and open to the public, is “The 60th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott: The Lessons and the Legacy.”

 

The exhibit opening and reception will be held Sunday, February 28 at 3 p.m., and the exhibit will run from Monday, February 29 through Friday, June 10, excluding Wednesdays, Sundays and holidays.

 

The works of 16 African-American artists will be on display: Marvette Aldrich, Charmagne Andrews, Henry M. Blackmon III, William Colvin, Phillip Dotson, Hassan Kirkland, Desmond McFarlane, Felix Moorer, Marcella H. Muhammad, Fredrick Pellum, Steve Prince, Lee A. Ransaw, Clarence Talley, Sr., Cleve Webber, Samuel O. Williams, and Dennis Winston.

Afrofuturism Rising: Black Art Across the Spectrum

October 8th, 2015 - December 19th, 2015

NAAHBCU and Fort Valley State University is exploring Afrofuturism through traditional and contemporary visual art. Afrofuturism is defined as an aesthetic tradition used to examine, interrogate and re-imagine dominate cultural narratives of Black experiences across the Diaspora. Afro futurism infuses elements of technology, music and pop culture, Afrocentrism, science fiction, magical realism, historical fantasy and is effective in helping visual artists articulate new subjectivities as well as new realities.

Partial List of Major NAAHBCU  Exhibitions

“Visions from Within” 

“Visions from Within” 

“Visions from Within 

“Civil Rights: A 50 Yrs. Reflection”

“Prevalence of Rituals“

“Preserving the Legacy” 

“Expressions & Explorations” 

“Changing Perspectives” 

“Coming by Force: Overcoming by Choice” 

”Coming by Force: Overcoming by Choice” 

“Civil Rights: A 50 Yr. Reflection” 

“Coming by Force” 

“The Quest for the Americas”

"Coming by Force: Overcoming by Choice” 

"Journeys, Passages and Transitions" - NAAHBCU Women's exhibit

"The Quest for Black Citizenships in the Americas" 

"Influence and Legacy: Shaping The Future While Preserving The Past"

"Black Women During the Reconstruction Period"

"Creative Movements"

"Black Women During the Reconstruction Period"

"The Importance of HBCUs in this New Millennium"

"The 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March: A Celebration of Freedom and Democracy"

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James E. Kemp Gallery
Alabama State University 
Claflin University 
Alabama State 
AA Museum of Nassau County 
West Virginia State University 
APEX Museum 
Greensboro Cultural Center 
Alabama State University 
The APEX Museum 
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
North Carolina St. A & T University 
Alabama State University 
Nassau Community College

The Beach Institute


Bowie State University
 

Stuart McClean Gallery

 

Hampton University Museum

Delta Arts Center

Alabama State University

Southern University A&M College

Alabama State University

Dallas, TX
Montgomery, AL
Orangeburg, SC
Montgomery, AL
Hempstead, NY
Charleston, WVA
Atlanta, GA
Greensboro, NC
Montgomery, AL
Atlanta. GA
Birmingham, AL
Greensboro, NC
Montgomery, AL
Garden City, NY  
Savannah, GA

Bowie, MD

 

Atlanta, GA

 

Hampton, VA

Winston-Salem, NC

Montgomery, AL

Baton Rouge, LA

Montgomery, AL

National Alliance of Artist from Historically Black Colleges and Universities