Launched yesterday, the Searchable Museum brings the institution’s celebrated installations to the screen.
African American history
The Wooster Group Explores Black Folklore in Texas State Prisons
The live a cappella is a result of the conditions under which the songs were originally sung: in open fields.
Three Museums Come Together to Tell a History of African American Art
MUSKEGON, Mich. — Common Ground, the Muskegon Museum of Art’s current exhibition of African American art, combines works from three regional Michigan collections: the Muskegon museum, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and the Flint Institute of Arts.
The Living History of Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Migration Series’
I am only one generation removed from the history of African American migrants who, between 1917 and 1970, travelled North seeking economic opportunity, education, and respite from the strictures of Jim Crow South.
Hale Woodruff’s Vibrant Murals Immortalize African-American History
If you’ve seen Steven Spielberg’s movie Amistad, you already know this story: in 1838, a 25-year-old enslaved Mendeian named Cinque led a successful revolt aboard the Spanish slave ship La Amistad.