7:30 pm - Tuesday, November 9

Lecture: African American Women Artists

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library , 1008 Wall Street, San Diego

Visual Arts

A limited selection of African American women artists includes Harriet Powers (1837–1910), folk artist and quilt maker; Alma Thomas (1891–1978), Expressionist painter; Lois Mailou Jones (1905–1998), influential painter and teacher; Betye Saar (b. 1926), assemblage artist; Faith Ringgold (b. 1930), painter, writer, speaker, mixed-media artist; Kara Walker (b.1969), silhouettist, installation artist, and filmmaker; Mary Edmonia Lewis (1844–1907), sculptor of African American and Native American heritage; contemporary artists Amy Sherald (b. 1973), Lorna Simpson (b. 1960), Bisa Butler (b. 1973); and photographers Deb Willis (b. 1948) and Alanna Airitam (b. 1971).

Admission/Cost: $16 - $21

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
San Diego, CA 92037

Tuesday, November 9 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM