The DuSable Museum of African American History

Buried Treasures: Art in African American Museums

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Buried Treasures: Art in African American Museums will draw attention to the rich legacy of art produced by African Americans within the collections of 30 African American museums. The exhibition will display approximately 50 works of art including works on canvas and paper, sculpture and mixed media from many noted 19th and early 20th century American artists including Henry O. Tanner, William Edouard Scott, Metta Warrick Fuller, Augusta Savage, William H. Johnson, Jacob Lawrence and Elizabeth Catlett.

Sponsored in part by The Sara Lee Foundation and Terra Foundation for American Art

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Organized by The DuSable Museum of African American History; co-curated by Charles E. Bethea and Halima Taha, Ph.D.

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