The Rupture Between
The Complexity of Black Manhood:
Identity and Spirituality
Extended to September 28
Selected Works By
Claude Clark • Najee Dorsey • Steve Prince
The Ashley Bryan Traveling Exhibit
Illustrated Africana Children’s Literature
featuring the artwork of
R. Gregory Christie, Shadra Strickland,
and Michele Wood
September 5, 2014 - Saturday, October 25, 2014
This extraordinary exhibit features artwork that strives to continue the legacy of renowned children’s book author and artist, Ashley Bryan, by creating authentic images of the Africana experience in children’s literature for the next generation of emerging readers. These artists are also recipients for illustration of the coveted Coretta Scott King Award. This exhibition will be on display in the AARL Satellite Gallery at Hammonds House Museum.
To read more about the artists and the Corretta Scott King Awards
The 1859 Savannah Slave Auction: A Genealogy of People and Place Community Lecture
Facilitated by Dr. Kwesi J. DeGraft-Hanson
Saturday, September 13 /3:00 p.m.
This lecture will examine the largest recorded sale of enslaved Africans in American history connecting three historic places in coastal Georgia: Hampton Cotton Plantation on St. Simons Island, Butler Island Rice plantation near Darien, and the Ten Broeck racecourse in Savannah.
Read More About This Auction - More>
Launch of WonderRoot's CSA 04 Season - Pick Up Party
Hammonds House Museum hosts Wonderroot’s launch of this season’s CSA (Community Supported Art) initiative featuring the following artists: Danielle Brutto, Terri Dilling, Daniel Flores, Julie Sims, Jason Thomas, and Joe Tsambiras. Each artist will create 40 works each, making 40 shares available to the public for $400/share. More>
Wine & Words Presents
Herman J. Russell
Thursday, September 18 /6:30pm
An intimate talk and book signing experience with Herman J. Russell discussing his new book
Building America: How I Broke
Through Segregation To Launce a Business Empire.
For more info, to purchase book and make reservations More>
Museum Day Live
Saturday, September 27
An annual event in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Smithsonian Museum Day Ticket…for free.
Each Smithsonian Museum Day Live ticket is good for two people only.
For More Information and to download your tickets Click Here>
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.
To Visit Our Online Store > Click Here
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