Inside the MFAH Posts tagged #black
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Virtual Cinema | Long-Lost Documentary “Nationtime” October 18, 2020
In 1972, politicians, activists, and artists from every state gathered at the National Black Political Convention to forge a national unity platform in advance of the presidential conventions.
Virtual Cinema: “Mr. Soul!” Spotlights the Visionary Creator behind the Trailblazing TV Series September 1, 2020
The vibrant music documentary Mr. Soul! celebrates the revolutionary mind behind television’s first all-Black variety show.
Let’s Make Art with Words and Colors August 25, 2020
Combine words and colors to create your own masterpiece inspired by Revolutionary, artist Wadsworth Jarrell’s portrait of political activist Angela Davis.
Take the “Soul of a Nation” Video Tour August 19, 2020
Tour Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power virtually, with commentary and insights from artists and community leaders.
Let’s Make a Drape Painting August 18, 2020
Create your own drape painting, inspired by Carousel Change in the exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.
The Museum’s Hirsch Library showcases graphic artist Aaron Douglas, who began his artistic career during the Harlem Renaissance.
Close-Up on “Black Cultural Organizations in Houston” August 12, 2020
Tune in to this Soul of a Nation virtual discussion and get to know Houston’s vibrant and influential Black arts-and-culture organizations.
Black Cultural Organizations in Houston: “Soul of a Nation” Virtual Panel Discussion August 10, 2020
Explore Houston’s Black cultural organizations: their importance and resilience, their birth and evolution, and their role in today’s social and political climate.
Close-Up on “Black Art in Houston” August 4, 2020
Alvia Wardlaw, moderator of “Black Art in Houston,” discusses the legacy of the TSU art program and the unique qualities of Houston’s Black art scene.
Discover the rich legacy of Black art in Houston, including TSU’s renowned art program, founded by Houston artists John Biggers and Carroll Simms.