Spelman Renaissance, the Birth of Artistic Brilliance

Gwen Everett

Harlem was not the only place to have a Renaissance.  Atlanta began having its own cultural revolution in the 1930s right in the basement of Laura Spelman Hall.  It was there that Hale Woodruff’s studio was the impetus of African-American art culture in Atlanta and that tradition of artistic rigor has never waned. “When Blacks couldn’t go the … [Read more...]