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April 2016

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

April 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St.,
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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You’re posing for the camera. How do you want to be seen? Distinguished. Thoughtful. Stylish. Outrageous. Celebratory. Proud. In Posing Beauty in African American Culture, a century of photographs by a wide range of image-makers—photojournalists, artists, men, and women—explore beauty and highlight how we see ourselves and are seen by others.   Among the many distinguished photographers represented in this group exhibition are Anthony Barboza, Sheila Pree Bright, Leonard Freed, Charles “Teenie” Harris, Russell Lee, Jamel Shabazz, Hank Willis Thomas,…

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September 2016

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

September 4, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St.,
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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You’re posing for the camera. How do you want to be seen? Distinguished. Thoughtful. Stylish. Outrageous. Celebratory. Proud. In Posing Beauty in African American Culture, a century of photographs by a wide range of image-makers—photojournalists, artists, men, and women—explore beauty and highlight how we see ourselves and are seen by others.   Among the many distinguished photographers represented in this group exhibition are Anthony Barboza, Sheila Pree Bright, Leonard Freed, Charles “Teenie” Harris, Russell Lee, Jamel Shabazz, Hank Willis Thomas,…

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January 2017

An Elegant Utility

January 28 @ 12:00 am
Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St.,
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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An Elegant Utility explores the creation of place, identity and the Northwest African American community that has historically characterized Seattle’s Central District neighborhood. Featuring a collection of artifacts, including photographs, utilitarian house hold belongings, and legal ledgers, An Elegant Utility examines how the personal history of artist Inye Wokoma’s familial lineage, the Green family, serves as an entry point through which the larger story of African-Americans in Seattle, is reflected. In this exhibition, Wokoma creates a kind of sanctum encompassing the lifelong possessions…

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April 2017

Spring Fever Open House

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pratt Fine Arts Center, 1902 S. Main Street,,
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Pratt Fine Arts Center will open its doors to the public for its Spring Open House, a community event that provides a welcoming environment for everyone to learn about Pratt’s classes, studios, instructors and staff. Pratt Fine Arts Center mission is to make art accessible to everyone, and in that spirit, live artist demonstrations will give visitors a behind-the-scenes look at Pratt's unique programming. Visitors will see dozens of professional artists blowing glass, pulling prints, carving stone, blacksmithing, pouring molten…

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May 2017

An Elegant Utility

May 28 @ 12:00 am
Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St.,
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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An Elegant Utility explores the creation of place, identity and the Northwest African American community that has historically characterized Seattle’s Central District neighborhood. Featuring a collection of artifacts, including photographs, utilitarian house hold belongings, and legal ledgers, An Elegant Utility examines how the personal history of artist Inye Wokoma’s familial lineage, the Green family, serves as an entry point through which the larger story of African-Americans in Seattle, is reflected. In this exhibition, Wokoma creates a kind of sanctum encompassing the lifelong possessions…

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