Exhibits

View exhibits and events that I curated at Iman E. Page Library, as the Arts Library Coordinator.  *Access a listing of my curated shows in 2014-2015 click here. All events are archived in the Lincoln University Blue Tiger Commons Institutional Repository and The Arts At Page Library Online Exhibition Space.

THE SILENT INTENSITY: AFRICAN AMERICANS IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI FARMS, February 2017 The Arts At Page Library presents their online African American history, photography exhibition entitled, The Silent Intensity: African Americans in Southeast Missouri Farms. The online exhibition features an array of documentary photographs that tell a story about the conditions during the Great Depression, in which African Americans lived and worked as sharecroppers in the state of Missouri. The exhibition is available to the public from February 1, 2017 through February 28, 2017.

The Photography of Berenice Abbott: The Harlem Community Art Center, Changing New York, December 2016 The Arts At Page Library Online Exhibition Space presents a unique, up close and personal exhibition featuring the photography of Berneice Abbott – a critically acclaimed photographer on December 19, 2016, on view until January 30, 2017. The Photography of Berneice Abbott, The Harlem Community Art Center, Changing New York will feature nearly 20 images taken by the artist during the Great Depression.

Part 1: Acts of Seated Experience Online Art Exhibition, September 2016 Join The Arts At Page Library for an exclusive look at artwork by artists that participated in the Federal Art Project, the visual arm of the Great Depression-era The Works Progress Administration that lasted from 1935-1943. There are 10 artists featured including Charles Alston, G. Kahn, Saul Kovner, Dayton Brandfield and Solomon Eytinge, G.G. Fish, Bernard P. Schardt, Joseph Leboit, Nan Lurie and Elizabeth Olds. Art patrons will relish in an archived oral history interview with WPA artist Charles Alston an African American educator, sculptor, and draftsman (artist).

Say The Word! Celebrate National Poetry Month with Inman E. Page Library, April 2016 National Poetry Month is in full effect at Inman E. Page Library (April 2016)! Get ready to write, perform, and dialogue about the written word. We look forward to hearing your voice on the microphone on April 20, 2016, from 2 PM – 4: 30 PM, Room #100.

Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service in the State of Missouri, March 2016  In celebration of Women’s History Month, Inman. E. Page Library will honor women in public service in the state of Missouri. All events will be held in Room#100 and Room #317 in the library. Events are open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Black History Month Exhibit: Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons, January – February 2016 Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons is an exhibition celebrating the contributions of African American academic surgeons to medicine and medical education. It tells the stories of four pioneering African American surgeons and educators who exemplify excellence in their fields and believe in continuing the journey of excellence.

Celebrate Black History Month at Inman E. Page Library, February 2016 All Events Begin at 6 PM – 7:30 PM February 3, 2016 ART_Talk: “Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons” Page Library Room#100 February 10, 2016 Film Screening: “The Barber of Birmingham” Page Library Room #100 February 17, 2016; Thought Leaders Discussion: “Race Together”

A Conversation with the Elders, February 2016 Join Inman E. Page Library (2.11.16) for our Conversation with the Elders in Room #317. Refreshments will be available throughout the event. This event will feature six Lincoln University Founder’s Day Honorees.

Film Screening: ‘The Barber of Birmingham’, February 2016  Time: 6 PM – 7:30 PM | Location: Page Library, Room #100 | RSVP via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1562714160720394/ Synopsis: In this 2012 Oscar-nominated short film, Alabama barber and civil rights veteran James Armstrong experiences the fulfillment of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African-American president. An Official Selection

The Thought Leaders Roundtable Discussion about Race Relations in Missouri, February 2016  This conversation will center around the current Hip Hop movement, the plight of Black American in the State of Missouri, and a new radical and political video released by Beyonce. How do these moments in real-time effect race relations in the Midwest? Join us for an intricate discussion. Date: February 17, 2016 | Time: 6 PM – 7:30 PM | Page Library Room #100

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