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Artist Talk Set for African American Museum in Md.

Cultural preservation and its adaptation in the face of oppression, resistance and power will be discussed this weekend through an artist talk.

The discussion, titled “400 Years: Journey of the Diaspora 1619-2019,” is scheduled to run from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20 at the African American Museum and Cultural Center in Brentwood, Md.

The event will showcase an exhibit featuring the works of national and international artists that include Frank Smith, Victor Ekpuk, Wesley Clark, Jay F. Coleman, Michael Platt, Roy Lewis, Martha Jackson Jarvis, Charles Jean Pierre, Preston Sampson and Anton Jones.

Courtesy of African American Museum and Cultural Center
Courtesy of African American Museum and Cultural Center

“We are working with amazing local curators Tim Davis, founder and owner of the D.C.-based International Visions Gallery & Consultants, and Alana Theard, founder of the ‘400 Years of the Diaspora’ traveling exhibition, to honor the personhood and lived experience of Black people, then and now,” said Monica Montgomery, the museum’s  executive director. “Art heals and can be potentially restorative in the life of a community of people that has been mistreated and is now coming full circle to a place of pride and power.”

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