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Re-Righting History: Contemporary Artists Look at Race and Ethnic Identity

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This exhibit will present prints, drawings, and photographs created by contemporary artists of color who use their work to re-examine difficult events in the history of the Americas. Artists represented include Carrie Mae Weems, Willie Cole, Kara Walker, Deborah Muirhead-Dancy, Enrique Chagoya, Roger Shimomura, and Kay Walkingstick Works will be on loan from private and public collections, including the permanent collection of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum. Public Opening Reception for Re-Righting History and Lenny Lyons Bruno: Coal Camp Series : Sunday, November 13, 3:00-5:00PM Image: Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled (Enactment of the Jefferson-Hemings Affair from the Jefferson Suite) , ca. 2001. Silver gelatin print. Gift of Sally Cole Nelson ’49. Courtesy of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University.

Re-Righting History: Contemporary Artists Look at Race and Ethnic Identity
  • 8009 Fishburn Drive
  • Roanoke, VA 24020
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  • Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University
  • Free
  • Recurring daily