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03.24.2017 | Opening Reception for Harlem Renaissance: Contemporary Response

March 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Categories: Visual Arts


Please join us Friday, March 24, 6-7:30PM for an opening reception in celebration of the emerging artists selected to exhibit in COCA’s Harlem Renaissance: Contemporary Response.

Harlem Renaissance: Contemporary Response is a juried and invitational visual art exhibition featuring works by Emerging or Young Artists inspired by artists associated with the Harlem Renaissance (1918-1937), a theme that will also be explored through the performing arts in COCA’s production of Uptown in Founders’ Theatre April 7-9, 2017.

Visual artists such as Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Archibald J. Motley, Aaron Douglass, and Gordon Parks as well as the literature, music, and dance of the time provide the inspiration. All explorations and interpretations of the theme are invited. Artworks in all 2D media (including photography), techniques and styles are encouraged.

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