HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – The Huntsville Museum of Art will celebrate Black History Month with an exhibit of works by contemporary black artists from its permanent collection. “African American Artists from the Collection” opens this day and continues on view through March 4.
The exhibit will include a selection of nationally and regionally renowned artists working in a range of media including painting, printmaking, photography, blended media work and crafts. Included in the display is Benny Andrew’s color lithograph from 1984, “Thanks,” which was the first work by a black artist acquired by the museum.
Additional works include photographs by Chester Higgins Jr., raku-fired vessels by Mobile artist Charles Smith, figural ceramics by Huntsville’s own Clifton Pearson, and a folk painting by artist Mose Tolliver, popularly known as Mose T.
Museum hours are 1 to 4 p.m. today, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The museum is closed on Mondays.
Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for students, seniors, military members and educators and $4 for kids ages 6 to 11. Museum members are admitted free.Details :
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