October 12 - December 31
Two Dynamic Photojournalist Curated By
Curated By Anika Dawkins
A Chronicle in Black and White
Auburn Avenue Research Library Satellite Gallery
Saturday, October 30 - November 30
Afro-Panamanian Altars + Shrines
Curated by Kali-Ahset Amen
By presenting a range of altar styles and the social-geographical contexts that produce them, Afro-Panamanian Altars + Shrines provides an entry for exploring dimensions of diversity within the Afro-Panamanian “community”, and in so doing, joins a larger conversation about blackness on the Central American isthmus.
Note: New Hours Effective November 1, 2014
The museum will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Artist Reception, Talk, and Book Signing
Clarence Davis: A Chronicle in Black and White
Sunday, December 14 / 2-5:00pm / Artist Talk 3pm
Mid-Day Film Series Continued
Black in Latin America
With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Over the last two months AARL and HHM have presented a series of mid-day documentary film screenings produced by Henry Lewis Gates Jr. for pbs titled Black in Latin America.
These films uncover strong ties that bind the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru through
long histories of colonialism, slavery, and deep African traditions. Because this region imported over ten times
as many slaves as the United States, and kept them in bondage far longer people of African descent had a massage influence on the history and culture of Latin America and the Caribbean as told in this
The films are presented in parallel to the exhibition, Afro-Panamanian Altars and Shrines: Cultural Remembering and Community-Building through Altar Making on display in the AARL Satellite Gallery at Hammonds House Museum.
The two screenings for December are:
Brazil: A Racial Paradise?
Thursday, December 4 /1:00pm
Cuba: The Next Revolution
Thursday, December 18 /1:00pm
Get Into the Holiday Mood and
Find that Perfect Original Gift!
Saturday and Sunday
December 6 & 7 / 12 - 6:00pm
A way to support your local artists and Hammonds House Museum
Check Out Our Online Gift Shop
During The Gathering event Creative Currents reopened the Hammonds House Museum gift shop with a new look and items from talented artists and unique sources. The shop was teeming with purchasers and interested browsers.
Creative Currents will continues to seek new merchandise vendors for periodic change out of items.
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