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All events and exhibitions listed will be offsite until the completion of the Library expansion. Please check each event for location.
Art Exhibit by Shanequa Gay
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - Sunday, March 29, 2015
Opening event and Artist Talk, Sunday, January 25, 2015
Hammonds House Museum, in collaboration with the Auburn Avenue Research Library, will host Open Season by renowned artist Shanequa Gay. A compelling visual critique on the systematic disenfranchisement of African American males in the United States, Open Season is a dramatic exploration of the plight and perceptions of Black males in contemporary American culture. This exhibition will be on display in the AARL Satellite Gallery at the Hammonds House Museum, 503 Peeples Street, Atlanta, GA 30310.
Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile
Author’s Discussion and Book Signing
Saturday, January 31. 3:00 p.m.
Hammonds House Museum, in collaboration with the Auburn Avenue Research Library, will host author Natalie Baszile, who will discuss her latest novel, Queen Sugar. A lyrical and page-turning meditation on family and race. Queen Sugar brings to life the little known world of Louisiana’s sugarcane country. This event will be held at the Hammonds House Museum, 503 Peeples St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.
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