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In Conversation: Modern African American Art from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Saturday, Jun 1, 2013 10:00a to 5:00p

A new exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum offers a social history of a tumultuous and fertile time in American culture. The Harlem Renaissance of the '20s through the Civil Rights era of the '60s are chronicled at "In Conversation: Modern African American Art." More than 100 paintings, photographs, and sculptures by 43 artists are arranged into "conversations: about beauty, dignity, belonging, and relationships. Soundscapes with music, voices, historical commentary, and environmental sounds accompany… Show more

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Peabody Essex Museum
East India Square Mall
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 745-9500
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“In Conversation: Modern African American Art” comes to the Peabody Essex Museum just as interest in art by black Americans is – belatedly – bubbling to the surface in New England.

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