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Virtual Discussion “Afro-Houston Histories”


“Afro-Houston Histories”

Presented by the MFAH and the African American Library at the Gregory School

Live via Zoom / Sign up today!
Monday, October 25, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time

The powerful and unconventional exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories charts the transatlantic history of the African diaspora through dynamic sections such as “Enslavements and Emancipations,” “Everyday Lives,” “Maps and Margins,” and “Rights and Rhythms.”

This discussion adds a local perspective through a look at historic Houston sites that resonate with the themes of the exhibition. Tune in for an enlightening conversation about the art that illuminates the glory and struggle of Houston’s African American history.

“Afro-Houston Histories” Panel
• Artist Reginald Adams
• Scholar Rachel Afi Quinn, University of Houston
• Curator Danielle Burns Wilson, Project Row Houses
• Filmmaker Isaac Yowman


Virtual Learning & Interpretation programs are generously underwritten by the Jerold B. Katz Foundation.

Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Jerold B. Katz Foundation; Institute of Museum and Library Services; H-E-B; MD Anderson Cancer Center; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; Sharon G. Dies; Susan Vaughan Foundation; and additional generous donors.

“Afro-Atlantic Histories” is co-organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Museu de Arte de Sāo Paulo in collaboration with the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

Major support provided by: