A docent from the de Young Museum provides a visual presentation of Revelations, a celebration of African American artists from the South, and discusses how despite being marginalized by the mainstream art community, these artists have created compelling works that highlight the persistent issues of gender, class and race.
Revelations: Art from the African American South celebrates the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco's major acquisition from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in Atlanta of 62 works by contemporary African American artists from the Southern United States.
Marsha Holm has been a docent with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco since 1979. In addition to giving tours and lectures in all areas of the museums’ collections, from Africa to the Pacific Islands, from the Americas to Europe, she has served in several administrative capacities, including new and continuing education for FAMSF docents. She has also assisted in training docents at the Blackhawk Museum, the Oakland Museum and the San Jose Museum of Art in addition to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.