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What are the thought-leaders of Black Arts, Black Diaspora Studies, and Slavery Studies up to right now? Check out Special Events and find out!

History is Rarely Black or White
20 March 2022

The cotton industry advanced climate change, widened global income disparity and commercialized the oppression of marginalized…

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Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
23 March to 1 September 2019

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983 shines a bright light on…

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Fugitifs!: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, Canada
10 April to 8 September 2019

The MNBAQ presents the Fugitifs! exhibition, designed and orchestrated by historian and hip-hop artist Webster. Nine illustrators…

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Black Models: from Gericault to Matisse, Musee D’Orsay, Paris, France
26 March to 21 July 2019

From the French Revolution to the abolition of slavery in 1848, and from the slave rebellion in…

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African American Portraits: Photographs from the 1940’s and 50’s
26 June to 6 November 2018

This exhibition presents more than one hundred and fifty studio portraits of African Americans from the mid-twentieth…

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Legacies Denied: Unearthing the Visual Culture of Canadian Slavery
22 May to 31 August 2013

This exhibition and the accompanying catalogue emerged from a fourth year undergraduate, Art History course, “Canadian Slavery…

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Anonymous, Nurse and baby, copied for Mrs. Farquharson in 1868 (19th century), silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process, 8.5 x 5.6 cm, McCord Museum, Montreal.

Anonymous, Nurse and baby, copied for Mrs. Farquharson in 1868 (19th century), silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process, 8.5 x 5.6 cm, McCord Museum, Montreal.

Ten Views in the Island of Antigua, [London], Thomas Clay, 1823, hand-colored aquatint, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Ten Views in the Island of Antigua, [London], Thomas Clay, 1823, hand-colored aquatint, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

George H. Craig, Selling Baskets on Market Day, Halifax (c. 1890), Photograph. Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management, Dartmouth Heritage Museum, Dartmouth, Canada.

George H. Craig, Selling Baskets on Market Day, Halifax (c. 1890), Photograph. Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management, Dartmouth Heritage Museum, Dartmouth, Canada.