Category Archives: LECTURES

June 12

ANDREW FREEDMAN HOME: RE-WRITING HISTORY EXHIBITION BY FABIOLA JEAN-LOUIS & ARTIST TALK: VISUAL ACTIVISM & WOMEN IN THE ARTS

Re-Writing History is an evolving series of photographs and sculptural paper constructions by Fabiola Jean-Louis that re-envisions the past in light of the racial strife of the present, and alludes to the absence of black women in historical narratives. By situating women of color in unexpected period settings, Jean-Louis questions their absence and reflects on how […]

March 30

SPELMAN MUSEUM: ART PAPERS LIVE- AMY SHERALD

Amy Sherald immediately rose to international prominence when the National Portrait Gallery unveiled her portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama in February 2018 to critical acclaim. Amy Sherald, the artist’s first major solo exhibition, features a selection of portraits that exemplify her signature style: sitters with fantastical greyscale skin who are painted against a monochromatic […]

September 14

ART PAPERS LIVE: Zanele Muholi in partnership with Atlanta Celebrates Photography

Photographer and visual activist Zanele Muholi, will be in conversation with Renée Mussai, curator of Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness. A book signing and reception follow. VIDEOS: PHOTOS:      

March 02

JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY

The Junior Mensa Honor Society (JMHS) is open to Young Mensans in grades 5–9. The ideals of the Mensa Honor Society are integrity, intellectual curiosity, academic commitment and service. In keeping with the purposes of Mensa, the objectives of the Mensa Honor Society are to: Recognize the achievements of Young Mensans who take active roles […]

February 09

HIGH MUSEUM: TALK WITH ROBERT STORR: AL TAYLOR

You’re invited to a special evening with world-renowned artist, critic, and curator Robert Storr. Storr will explore how artist Al Taylor, who was trained as a painter, worked between media, producing drawings that would form the basis for assemblages, which in turn would generate new explorations on paper. TEXT: Courtesy of http://www.high.org POSSE VIDEOS:   […]

January 25

SPELMAN MUSEUM OF FINE ART: DEBORAH ROBERTS: THE EVOLUTION OF MIMI ARTIST CONVERSATION WITH CURATOR ANDREA BARNWELL BROWNLEE

Deborah Roberts creates visually arresting collages that encourage important conversations about girlhood, vulnerability, body image, popular culture, self-image, and the dysfunctional legacy of colorism. Combining found photographs, painting, and drawing, she examines the weight that society places on Black girls. “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi,” an original exhibition organized by the Spelman College Museum […]

December 01

Conversation with Dr. Doris Derby and Sheila Pree Bright, moderated by Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell

Don’t miss this special evening inspired by the High’s exhibition “A Fire That No Water Could Put Out”: Civil Rights Photography. Dr. Doris Derby and Sheila Pree Bright will discuss how they have documented their experiences with the civil rights movement through photography. Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell will moderate the conversation. Dr. Doris Derby is an […]