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James A. Porter Colloquium On African American Art | via Black Art News™

Celebrating 27 Years of the James A. Porter Colloquium
on African American Art and Art of the African Diaspora
Howard University, April 08- 10, 2016
“Roots and Branches: Black Arts Movements into the 21st Century,” will celebrate the influence of the Black Arts Movement (BAM) on African American art. Our mission is to reflect on the cultural and aesthetic traditions established during the late 1960s and 1970s by BAM artists and assess the cultural impact of this national movement.
April 08 – 09, 2016 | Howard University, School of Business Auditorium
 Keynotes: 
Dr. Lisa Gail Collins
Ben F. Jones
Dr. Margo Crawford
Hank Willis Thomas
Special Student Session:
Sonia Sanchez

(Free of Charge)

Black Arts Movement Artist Collective
Reunion Round Table Discussion/Reception 
“Roots and Branches”
April 08, 2016, 5:00 p.m. | Howard University, School of Business Auditorium
Invited Collectives:
Africobra  *   Weusi   *   Where We At   *  Kamoinge  *  Delusions of Grandeur

Colloquium Benefits Awards Ceremony and Gala
April 09, 2016, 7:00 p.m. | Howard University, Blackburn Ballroom
Honorees:
Ben F. Jones  *  Valerie J. Maynard  *  Dr. Michael D. Harris  *  Alonzo Davis, Jr.
Entertainment: 
HU SaaSY Jazz Vocal Ensemble
Special Presenter:
  Sonia Sanchez
Regular Ticket Price: $150 each
Regular Table Purchase Price: $1500

            The Annual Driskell Lecture:
            Dr. Leslie King Hammond
            April 07, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
            University of Maryland, College Park
            David C. Driskell Center
                        Art Faculty Studio Visit
                        Prof. Alexander McSwain
                        April 10, 2016, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
                        Howard University, Blackburn                               Basement
                        Electronic Studio Lecture Room
To learn more about the James A. Porter Colloquium,
Department of Art | Howard University,
Division of Fine Arts, College of Arts and Sciences,
Howard University, 2455 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
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