july, 2018

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26jul(jul 26)6:00 pm22sep(sep 22)8:30 pmThe Kinsey African American Art & History Collection

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Event Details

From July 26th – September 22nd, 2018, a selection of artworks and objects from The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection will be on view at the ArtCentre of Plano. The exhibition focuses on the important cultural significance of the era that became known as the Harlem Renaissance (1918-37), and highlights the brilliant community of scholars, artists, writers, and activists that made it so. The exhibition is presented by Toyota NA.

Visitors to The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection at the ArtCentre of Plano will have the opportunity to view important contributions to the literary, theatrical, and visual arts – featuring works from such figures as :

William H. Johnson

Paul Robeson

Palmer Hayden

Lois Mailou Jones

Charles White

WEB Dubois

Dr. Alain Locke

Langston Hughes

Zora Neale Hurston

Public Reception and Book Signing: July 28, 6:00-8:00 pm

SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS

1. Thursday, July 26, Courtyard Theater, 6:30 pm

An Evening with Bernard Kinsey: What You Didn’t Learn in High School

2. Thursday, July 26, ArtCentre of Plano, 8:15 pm

VIP Reception (Invitation only): Meet the Kinseys

3. Friday, July 27, ArtCentre of Plano, 1:00 pm

Docent Training with the Kinsey Family (Invitation only)

4. Friday, July 27, ArtCentre of Plano, 6:30 pm

100th Anniversary, Harlem Renaissance Celebration Gala! Attire: Cotton Club Casual (no ties please).

Time

July 26 (Thursday) 6:00 pm - September 22 (Saturday) 8:30 pm

Location

ArtCentre of Plano

902 E 16th Street Plano, TX 75074

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