December 30, 2023 - May 18, 2024
African-American Art Legacy & Literacy Class
presented by Anthony & Davida Artis
Join the Saginaw Art Museum in welcoming Anthony & Davida Artis as they share the stories behind the African-American artists and their works through an interactive lecture format that includes reading children’s books, watching videos, and viewing original works from The Anthony & Davida Artis Collection of African-American Fine Art. Participants are invited to come to any or all of the monthly sessions taking place from December 30, 2023 through May 2024 to learn the histories of notable Black artists. Content is intended for youth and adults.
December 30, 2023 – Benny Andrews
January 20, 2024 – Jacob Lawrence
February 17, 2024 Mary Lee Bendolph, Essie Bendolph Pettway
& Gee’s Bend Artists/Quilters
March 16, 2024 Faith Ringgold
April 20, 2024 Winfred Rembert
May 18, 2024 Augusta Savage
All sessions take place 1-3pm at the Saginaw Art Museum
Registration is requested, but not required.
Program support provided in by:
Michigan Humanities Council
Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation | Dow | Harvey Randall Wickes Foundation | Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation