Arts

Harlem Renaissance: Contemporary Response

When: Fri., March 24, 6-7:30 p.m. and Sun., May 14 2017

Harlem Renaissance: Contemporary Response is a juried and invitational visual art exhibition featuring works by Emerging or Young Artists inspired by artists associated with the Harlem Renaissance (1918-1937), a theme that will also be explored through the performing arts in COCA’s production of Uptown in Founders’ Theatre April 7-9, 2017. Visual artists such as Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Archibald J. Motley, Aaron Douglass, and Gordon Parks as well as the literature, music, and dance of the time provide the inspiration. All explorations and interpretations of the theme are invited. Please join us Friday, March 24, 6-7:30PM for an opening reception.