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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, April 25, 2017, 8:30 am
Main Library, Fulton Street Steps
Swing Into Stories
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 9:30 am
Helen Wills Playground,
Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 10:00 am
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Encore Careers: LinkedIn & Company Research Online
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 9:30 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Noontime Meditation
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 12:00 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Heart/Mind Meditation
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 12:15 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

The Heart of the City Farmers' Market
Through Friday, June 30, 2017
Main Library, Business, Science & Technology
Still Here
Through Thursday, May 4, 2017
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space
Envisioning the Classics with Color
Through Thursday, May 25, 2017
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center

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