Art

First Annual Youth Art Showcase To Go On Display At UDC

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The P.A.I.N.T.S. Institute, a newly-founded, D.C. based arts education nonprofit, will host its first annual Youth Art Showcase featuring original, local...

Inaugural Class Of AUC Students Graduate From Art History and Curatorial Studies Collective

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A new art program has opened the eyes of students at Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College who are preparing to graduate....

Howard Alum Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Black Panther’ Gets A Spin-Off Series

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A new spin-off series of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Black Panther comic book was announced Friday and it is generating a lot of buzz everywhere. Coates, a...

The Dance Theatre of Harlem Has Returned!

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The Dance Theater of Harlem has had its fair share of trials and tribulations over the last several years. But if Virginia Johnson, the artistic...

HBCU Will House $50 Million Amistad Paintings

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NEWSONE — An Alabama-based historically Black college (HBCU) has taken the necessary steps to ensure that pieces of historic Black art are preserved. According...

Talladega College Showcases Historic Murals in Chicago

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A TALLADEGA BREEZE SWEEPS THE WINDY CITY TALLADEGA COLLEGE HOSTS EXHIBITION RECEPTION IN CHICAGO Talladega, Alabama— Chicago is the third most populous city in the...

Howard University Receives $2.5M African American Art Collection

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Howard University has received a collection of African American art valued at more than $2.5 million in honor of the former dean of the...

FAMU Literary Series Headliner: Novelist Walter Mosley

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Those with a painful history are apt either to forget or rewrite their history. While some, like talk-show host Steve “I don’t really care...

Getty Images And Stand Together Partner To Preserve HBCU’s Historical Archives

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The press team at Getty Images just announced a one-of-a-kind partnership that will chronicle the impact of HBCUs for years to come. Read the...

Dresses Created By Shaw University’s Willie Kay During Jim Crow Era Displayed At NC...

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Willie Kay, a seamstress who fought through racism to follow her dreams of fashion and education at Shaw University will have her work honored....

5 Places HBCUs Appear In The National Museum Of African American History Culture

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The National Museum of African American History and Culture is a sight to behold. With about 85,000 square feet of exhibition space, the museum...

Hampton Professor Shonda Buchanan Says She’s ‘Not Your Mom,’ But She Cares About Her...

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Classes are underway, and Shonda Buchanan is ready to share some major keys to success. Buchanan is quite the busy woman, she is a poet,...

Texas Southern University Photographer Selected As A Texas State Artist

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HOUSTON (April 2, 2019) –Longtime Texas Southern University Photographer Earlie Hudnall, Jr. was selected by the Texas State Legislature as one of the Texas...

Hampton University Museum to Honor Elizabeth Catlett

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Hampton University Museum will be showcasing a new exhibit in honor of the 100th birthday of the late African-American artist Elizabeth Catlett. The school...

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Honored In Italy With Historic Statues

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Several representatives of Bethune-Cookman University were in Italy over the weekend to celebrate university founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune in honor of her birthday....

Howard Alumna Dr. Ashley Jordan Becomes New President, CEO of African American Museum

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After a yearlong search, Howard University alumna Dr. Ashley Jordan has been tapped as the new President and CEO African American Museum in Philadelphia!...

Fisk University Galleries To Feature Rare William Edmondson Art

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Fisk University Galleries have the work of a prized Black artist heading their way, and the story is truly extraordinary. William Edmondson was born...

Howard University Spanish Department Hosts Cultural Immersion Event

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As the semester winds down, students are preparing for their finals and beginning to say farewell to their teachers. Or in the case of...