Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Upcoming High Museum Events

Thursday, July 24, 5 to 8 p.m.
On July 24, enjoy a Gallery Talk with “Young Americans” artist Sheila Pree Bright (details below).
The Museum offers extended hours every Thursday until 8 p.m. This is a great way to see special exhibitions and avoid the weekend crowds. Free with Museum admission and free to members.

GALLERY TALK: Sheila Pree Bright on “Young Americans”
July 24, 2008, 6:30 p.m.; Wieland Pavilion Lower Level Galleries
Atlanta-based photographer Sheila Pree Bright will explore the collaborative process behind her “Young Americans” portraiture project. For more information on “Young Americans: Photographs by Sheila Pree Bright,” please click here. Free with Museum admission, free for members.

July 25, 2008, 6-8 p.m.; Hill Auditorium
Brooklyn-based artist Xaviera Simmons is the 2008 recipient of the David C. Driskell Prize in African American Art and Art History. Simmons will discuss her work which combines 21st-century media and traditional art forms, encompassing photography, performance, video and installation. For more information about the David C. Driskell Prize and Xaviera Simmons, please click here.
This program is free and is offered in conjunction with the National Black Arts Festival.

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