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I Am America:

11/05/11 - 2/02/2012

Main Library

African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

I Am America commemorates the Black citizens and families who contributed to the making of America immediately before, during and after the Civil War.  The exhibit also revisits the role of the continual slave revolts in the making of America.

The artists participating in I Am America include:

Alice Beasley (quiltmaker); Inez Brown (mixed media); Karen Oyekanmi (doll maker); Makeda Rashidi (painter); Malik Seneferu (painter); Marion Coleman (quiltmaker); Morrie Turner (cartoonist); Nate Creekmore (cartoonist); Nena St. Louis (sculptor); Nicka Smith (mixed media); Orlonda Uffre (painter); TaSin Sabir (mixed media); Todd King (mixed media); Tomye (mixed media)

Related Event:

A genealogists/artists reception will take place on Sunday, November 20, 2011 from 1 pm to 2 pm. A program follows from 2 pm to 3 pm in the Latino Hispanic Room.  The exhibit is curated and created by Kheven LaGrone.

Upcoming Events

Black History Month Scavenger Hunt
Friday, February 24, 2017, 8:00 am
Bayview, Bayview General Floor Area
Veterans Resource Center Drop-In
Friday, February 24, 2017, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Golden Gate Rm - 5th Fl
Baby Rhyme Time & Playtime: Spanish-English
Friday, February 24, 2017, 1:15 pm
Mission, Mission Children's Area

More related events

Upcoming Classes

Math Drop-in for Adults
Friday, February 24, 2017, 12:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Dealing with Digital Photos (in Mandarin)
Friday, February 24, 2017, 1:30 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Computer Classes for Adults & Seniors
Friday, February 24, 2017, 3:30 pm
Excelsior, Excelsior Meeting Room

More related classes

Current Exhibits

The Little Humpbacked Horse:
Through Thursday, March 2, 2017
Main Library, International Center
Everyone Deserves a Home
Through Sunday, March 12, 2017
Main Library, Jewett Gallery
Celebrating the diverse and beautiful world of Ashley Bryan
Through Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

More related exhibits