African American Art in the 20th Century Exhibition Opening
Friday, October 15, 2021
Thank you to everyone who came out for our opening reception for African American Art in the 20th Century and Jamel Robinson: Beauty from Ashes on Friday, October 15, including County Executive George Latimer, New York State Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins, the Mayor’s African American Advisory Board Liaison Dwanita M. Crosby for County Legislator District 16, and featured artist Jamel Robinson. We are so grateful we have had the opportunity to celebrate in-person and honor these two fantastic exhibitions. In addition, thank you to Greyston for donating delicious brownies!
African American Art in the 20th Century and Jamel Robinson: Beauty from Ashes are on view through January 16, 2022. Museum hours are Thursday–Sunday, 12–5pm.
Photos by Shane Samuels unless otherwise noted.
African American Art in the 20th Century is organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The C.F. Foundation in Atlanta supports the museum’s traveling exhibition program, Treasures to Go. The William R. Kenan Jr. Endowment Fund provided financial support.
At the Hudson River Museum, this exhibition is supported by the The City of Yonkers, Mayor Mike Spano. Additional support is provided by The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts, Tom and Terry D’Auria, and Bevy Smith.
Exhibitions are made possible by assistance provided by the Westchester County Government.
Programs are supported in part by Debra A. Blair, Yolanda F. Johnson, Reginald Joseph, Nancy Montag, and Kathryn B. Welch.
The Fall 2021 Teaching Artist-in-Residence Program is generously supported by Marjorie Hollingsworth Mitchell in memory of Alvin C. Hollingsworth.
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