Cultural Arts – SEASON OPENER
Start at Home: Art from the Frank W. Hale, Jr.
Black Cultural Center Collection
August 24, 2017, 6 PM – 8 PM
On View: August 24, 2017 – November 4, 2017
Elijah Pierce Gallery
For the first time, much of this work will be on public view through an unprecedented collaboration between the Frank W. Hale, Jr., Black Cultural Center, King Arts Complex, The Ohio State University Libraries, the Arts Initiative, and Ohio State’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Selections from the collection, recognized by the Association of Black Cultural Centers as one of the top Black Cultural Center art collections in the country, will be on view at multiple venues and feature painting, sculpture, photography and more. The exhibition feaures work by Ralph Bell, Queen Brooks, Smoky Brown, Elizabeth Catlett, Anku Golloh, Kojo Kamau, Aminah Robinson, Sam Gilliam, Abdi Roble and many more.
Project support for Start at Home comes from the Greater Columbus Arts Council and the Ohio Arts Council.