American History Exhibit and Opening Reception

Sat, Feb 05

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Austin

American History Exhibit and Opening Reception

In honor of Black History Month, RichesArt Gallery is hosting American History, A month long art exhibit dedicated to black art. Opening Reception is on Feb, 5th 1pm-3

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Time & Location

Feb 05, 1:00 PM

Austin, 2511 E 6th St unit A, Austin, TX 78702, USA

About the Event

In honor of Black History Month, RichesArt Gallery is hosting American History, an interactive art exhibit showcasing the Black history that shaped the American experience. The exhibition will open from Feb. 3 through Feb. 28, 2022, with an opening reception on Sat., Feb. 5th from 1 to 3 p.m. at RichesArt Gallery on 2511 E 6th Street, Unit A.

The exhibit will feature the work of 19 local artists that include DeLoné Osby, Xavier Alvarado, Lakeem Wilson, Chris Tobar, Dre Morris, Elgin Anderson Sr., Hailey Gearo, Jarrid Williams, Jeff Miles, Victor Garcia, Jacob Carr, Christen Collins, Sheneese  Rohelia, Zaleski, Kanika Blair, Sade Channell, Vanel Louidor,  John Colman, Johnny Duncan, and Richard Samuel. From vivid watercolors to immersive audio recordings, American History will take visitors through the dynamic journey of the Black experience and celebrate its impact on culture. As the only Black-owned art gallery in Austin, RichesArt Gallery brings work from underrepresented communities to the forefront.

Opening reception will feature a performance by the world renowned Myke B the Label

Audio book silent disco reading of Dick Gregory's book "Defining Moments in Black History. Reading Between The Lies"

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