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Fall 2013 Exhibition Preview - Schomburg Collects WPA Artists 1935-1943 and more

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September 4, 2013

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

For donors $50 or more

Join the Schomburg Society as we celebrate three new Fall Exhibitions at the Schomburg Center. 

Breaking the Barriers: Honoring the ATA and Black Tennis Pioneers explores the history of the American Tennis Association (ATA, the oldest African-American oriented sports association in the country. 
 
Schomburg Collects: WPA Artists 1935-1943 highlights the work of visual, literary, and performing black artists. It presents founder Arturo Schomburg's committment to establish and preserve a black art collection as well as the artist's responses to America's racial climate.
 
Also on display - Claiming Citizenship: African Americans and New Deal Photography. 
 

Invitations have been mailed. For more information or to RSVP, please call the Schomburg Society at 212.491.2250.

 

 

 

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