Collecting African American Art

The University of Maryland University College in collaboration with the Collectors Club of Washington, D.C., Inc., and the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, is pleased to announce a major exhibition of art "Holding our Own: Selections from the Collectors Club of Washington, D.C., Inc.". Represented in the exhibition are the works of forty-eight preeminent artists. The art collections in the Mid-Atlantic region. In conjunction with the exhibition a conference is planned. Collecting African American Art: Aesthetics, Methods and Marketplace is a day long event hosted by David C. Driskell Center that will be examining various aspects of art collecting and cultural identity.


A Conference: Collecting African American Art

Saturday, October 28, 2006
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

University of Maryland University College
Inn and Conference Center  

For information, please visit the David C. Driskell Center, email or call the Driskell Center at 301-314-2615.



driskell_collection_home3An Exhibit: Holding Our Own  

Selections from the Collectors' Club of Washington, D.C., Inc.
Opening Reception:
Sunday, October 29, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Art Gallery - Lower Level
University of Maryland University College
Inn and Conference Center  

Exhibit Dates: October 29, 2006 thru January 4, 2007
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Daily 

For information, please email or call 301-985-7937.

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