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  • Wednesday, April 12, 5 PM

    Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby on Creole: Portraits of France’s Foreign Relations During the Long Nineteenth Century

    To mark the opening of Alexandre Dumas’s Afro: Blackness Caricatured, Erased, and Back Again, which she guest curated together with Vanessa Jackson, Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby introduces her new book, Creole, with a presentation designed to frame and contextualize the exhibition.

  • Sunday, March 5, 3 PM

    George McCalman on Illustrated Black History: Honoring the Iconic and the Unseen

    Artist and author George McCalman introduces his new book, Illustrated Black History, which reimagines our idea of Black history with a series of vivid portraits of 145 Black pioneers throughout America’s four-hundred-year history. Each is celebrated with a painting or drawing accompanied by a brief biography of their contribution to activism, science, politics, business, medicine, technology, food, entertainment, or the arts.