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Opening Art Reception featuring Jill Anne Collins | August 5

540WMain Community Learning Academy presents: Opening Art Reception featuring Jill Anne Sunday August 5 // 4-6 PM Opening Art Reception for the August featured artist Jill Anne The art reception is open to all and has a $5 suggested donation. Proceeds support 540WMain Learning…

April Featured Artist Spotlight | Ray Ray Mitrano

We are pleased to spotlight Ray Ray Mitrano the April Featured Artist   About Ray Ray Mitrano Ray Ray Mitrano is a prolific illustrator, artist, educator, and community member. Ray Ray loves to participate in community events, performances, workshops, and group exhibitions. Interactive storytelling…

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Ann Lowe (16)

We are pleased to spotlight Ann Lowe in day sixteen of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Ann Lowe is the the first notable Black American Designer. Lowe learned her craft in her family’s custom dress shop…

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Kehinde Wiley & Amy Sherald(13)

We are pleased to spotlight Kehinde Wiley & Amy Sherald in day thirteen of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald — are the first black painters to receive a presidential portrait commission…

Why Black History Month is Necessary & Vital

“In an ideal world, Black History Month wouldn’t be necessary. But we don’t live in one.” With stories of racial profiling still making national headlines, Haiti being referred to as a “shithole” country by the the nation’s current sitting president, and Africa being oft…