This is a paid Adult School program. When registering, you will be taken to the Adult School website.
David Drake, also known as Dave the potter was one of America’s greatest craftsmen in the 19 th century. David created beautifully glazed monumentally large ceramic vessels inscribed with his own poetic verse. David Drake was also a slave. Joshua Johnson was the earliest documented professional African American painter; Johnson was a self-taught “limner” or “portrait painter. At a time when few artists could make a living, Johnson had a successful career painting Baltimore’s elite. Augustus Washington was one of the most talented photographers in mid-1800s. He was also an African American. Washington was actively involved in the
Abolitionist Movement and was one of the early settles of the African American colony in Libera. Join us as we explore the work of these pioneer Black artists who achieved success against the greatest odds.
AGE GROUP: | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Lectures/History/Culture |
TAGS: | black history month | African American | Adult School |
|Mon, Mar 20||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 21||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 22||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 23||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 24||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Mar 25||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Mar 26||1:00PM to 6:00PM|