News Briefs

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Spelman Competes for Outdoor Championship Title For the first time, the Outdoor Foundation is having an Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge where 10 colleges and universities will compete to get the most people outside and active. In 2013, Candice Gaul, C'2014, and 2014 Morehouse College graduate Seth Wolf organized the first student-run Outdoor … [Read more...]

Colorful and Commanding: New Spelman Museum Exhibit Enthralls

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“The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art exhibition “Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art” is a striking study of the intricate techniques used to weave, twist, assemble and loop yarn, mesh, plaster, metal, wire, and other elements into an array of colorful and commanding works. On view through Dec. 6, 2014, “Brides of Anansi” brings … [Read more...]

A Cultural Explosion: Opening Season for the Arts At Spelman

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From extraordinary voices and exceptional creative minds to incredible acting talents and phenomenal musicianship, Spelman College has always been a haven of artistic fervor. The College’s rare blend of nurture, passion, and rigor continues to make it a sought-after institution for not only those who seek to learn and teach but also for those who … [Read more...]

The Spelman Museum Explores Art’s Influence on Black Beauty

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Fashionable Harlem residents adorned in their Sunday best, renowned athletes striking confident poses, and stylized studio portraits of African-American families are among the subjects featured in 100photographs included in the exhibition “Posing Beauty in African American Culture” at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. On view Sept. 5 through … [Read more...]

Spelman Museum and StoryCorps Partner to Tell Artistic Tales

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As the old adage goes, “Everyone has a story to tell.” The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, in collaboration with StoryCorps, took  this saying and brought it to life in TellTales, an interdisciplinary blending of art, dance, drama, music, and dialogue that served as the museum’s culminating performance for the exhibition “Multiple Choice: … [Read more...]

News Briefs

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Support Spelman AIDS Walk Atlanta Team Oct. 16 As a campus-wide community service initiative, the College is calling all students, faculty, staff and alumnae to join the SpelmanAWA team to participate in AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run on Sunday, Oct. 16, in Piedmont Park. The team's goal is to raise $25,000 to help provide support for HIV/AIDS … [Read more...]

Collecting African-American Fine Art

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In the 1990s, African-American artists received belated and much-deserved recognition in important museum exhibitions, auction houses, art fairs, and the art market in general. The mainstream art world finally recognized that art created by African-American artists is a viable and ever-appreciating cultural commodity.  According to Joseph S. Nye … [Read more...]