Advanced Nazi-Era Provenance Workshop in Washington, DC co-presented by AAMD; the National Archives and Records Administration; and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and sponsored by The Getty Foundation
Samuel H. Kress / AAMD Fellowships at the American Academy in Rome Awarded to Andria Derstine, executive director of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, and Lyndel King, executive director of the Weisman Art Museum.
Productos realizados con las obras creadas por J. Castro Dopico.
Produtos feitos coas obras creadas por J. Castro Dopico.
Products made with artworks created by J. Castro Dopico.
“My history has always been forging collaborations and building connections,” she said. “I think that needs to happen both locally within the Bronx and on a more national or even international stage.” - Deborah Cullen
On June 16 Joslyn Art Museum and the Omaha Refugee Task Force hosted Omaha #WorldRefugeeDay including a naturalization ceremony, speeches by refugees from around the world, and art-making for all.
The Joslyn has been partnering with Omaha and Nebraska organizations that serve refugees for years - see this post from AAMD's website in 2014 about a quilting workshop for refugee teens: bit.ly/1EY7oAq
Happy Juneteenth! Juneteenth celebrates the end of chattel slavery in the US on June 19, 1865. It was on that date that word of the Emancipation Proclamation finally reached Galveston Island, Texas (a full two years after Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation).
Click through for a round up of emancipation-related works from The Columbus Museum's collection!
Happy Juneteenth! Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, celebrates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. The date specifically commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas. This 1877 illustration from Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper shows an emancipation celebration held in Charleston, South Carolina.
Learn more about Juneteenth by visiting our blog here: http://www.columbusmuseum.com/happy-juneteenth-1877-illustration-depicts-emancipation-celebration/ #africanamericanhistory #emancipation #juneteenth #museumcolumbus