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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

Lava Mae Free Mobile Showers
Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 8:30 am
Main Library, Fulton Street Steps
reMIX
Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 9:00 am
Main Library, Mix: General Floor Area - 2nd Fl
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 9:30 am
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Upcoming Classes

Basic Tai Chi Push Hands with Jackie Kuang
Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 10:30 am
Chinatown, Chinatown Meeting Room
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 11:15 am
Glen Park, Glen Park Meeting Room
Heart/Mind Meditation
Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 12:15 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

Asian Brush Painting Sumi-e
Through Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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Alcatraz: Day into Night
Through Thursday, January 18, 2018
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
Capturing Truth in Nature
Through Thursday, January 25, 2018
Main Library, Chinese Center

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