Hammonds House Museum
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Exhibitions

 

HHM exhibitions

For 30 years Hammonds House Museum has been committed to exhibiting provocative and transformative works by artists from the African Diaspora; providing them with the creative space to show art that reflects the world as they see it. Our exhibition schedule is diverse in terms of artistic mediums and features established, mid-career and emerging artists. 4-5 exhibits are mounted annually. 

 

 

2018 Exhibitions 

  FROM HERE I SAW WHAT HAPPENED AND I CRIED & SELECTED WORKS  Carrie Mae Weems. Curated by Leatrice Ellzy Wright. January 18-April 28, 2018

FROM HERE I SAW WHAT HAPPENED AND I CRIED & SELECTED WORKS
Carrie Mae Weems. Curated by Leatrice Ellzy Wright.
January 18-April 28, 2018

  WELCOME TO ATLANTA: CHARLES H. NELSON, A RETROSPECTIVE  Curated by Fahamu Pecou June 15-July 15, 2018

WELCOME TO ATLANTA: CHARLES H. NELSON, A RETROSPECTIVE
Curated by Fahamu Pecou
June 15-July 15, 2018

  BLACK METROPOLIS: 30 YEARS OF AFROFUTURISM, COMICS, MUSIC, ANIMATION, DECAPITATED CHICKENS, HEROES, VILLAINS AND NEGROES  Tim Fielder. Curated by Boston Fielder and Leatrice Ellzy Wright. October 12-November 25, 2018

BLACK METROPOLIS: 30 YEARS OF AFROFUTURISM, COMICS, MUSIC, ANIMATION, DECAPITATED CHICKENS, HEROES, VILLAINS AND NEGROES
Tim Fielder. Curated by Boston Fielder and Leatrice Ellzy Wright.
October 12-November 25, 2018

  FRESH POP-UP SERIES - VIEWS FROM MY KALEIDOSCOPE   Melissa Mitchell. Curated by Fatuma Dinee and Ravi Windom. May 18-May 27, 2018

FRESH POP-UP SERIES - VIEWS FROM MY KALEIDOSCOPE
Melissa Mitchell. Curated by Fatuma Dinee and Ravi Windom.
May 18-May 27, 2018

  AS WE DREAM: THE O.T. HAMMONDS AND HAMMONDS HOUSE MUSEUM COLLECTION  Curated by Kevin Sipp July 27-September 30, 2018

AS WE DREAM: THE O.T. HAMMONDS AND HAMMONDS HOUSE MUSEUM COLLECTION
Curated by Kevin Sipp
July 27-September 30, 2018


2017 exhibitions

 

  BLACK: TOWARDS AN AFRO-COSMOLOGICAL UNDERSTANDING  Pellom McDaniels, III November 17-January 7, 2018

BLACK: TOWARDS AN AFRO-COSMOLOGICAL UNDERSTANDING
Pellom McDaniels, III
November 17-January 7, 2018

  BLACK IN MY DAYS:  Frank Morrison August 11 - September 10, 2017

BLACK IN MY DAYS:
Frank Morrison
August 11 - September 10, 2017

  RESPONDEZ S'IL VOUS PLAIT (RSVP):  Alfred Conteh, Maurice Evans, Grace Kisa, Michi Meko, Fahamu Pecou, Sue Ross, Kevin Sipp, Fabian Williams June 2-July 15, 2017

RESPONDEZ S'IL VOUS PLAIT (RSVP):
Alfred Conteh, Maurice Evans, Grace Kisa, Michi Meko, Fahamu Pecou, Sue Ross, Kevin Sipp, Fabian Williams
June 2-July 15, 2017

  PERCEPTION OF OTHERNESS  Katrina Andry March 19-May 21, 2017

PERCEPTION OF OTHERNESS
Katrina Andry
March 19-May 21, 2017

  WOMEN IN PRINT  Selections from Atlanta Printmakers Tina Dunkley, Bre Gobin, Jerushia Graham, Jessica Hill March 17-May 21, 2017

WOMEN IN PRINT
Selections from Atlanta Printmakers
Tina Dunkley, Bre Gobin, Jerushia Graham, Jessica Hill
March 17-May 21, 2017

  INTERIORS  Marlene Hawthorne, Shoccara Marcus January 15-March 5, 2017

INTERIORS
Marlene Hawthorne, Shoccara Marcus
January 15-March 5, 2017


Past Exhibitions

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Since 1988 Hammonds House Museum has exhibited an impressive roster of acclaimed and accomplished artists. We will continue to expand this section to provide information on all these artists as a reference and archival documentary for the organization's legacy of artistic quality.


Alphabetical  Listing of Exhibiting Artists                                                   
Ron Adams
Jim Alexander           
Katrina Andry          
Romare Bearden
Lillian Blades
Betty Blayton
William Buchanan
Danny Bruce Campbell
Elizabeth Catlett        
Alfred Conteh          
Darlyne Dandridge
Joseph Delany
Louis Delsarte
Doris A. Derby
Richard Dial
Thornton Dial
Thornton Dial Jr.
Tina Dunkley
Tomas Esson
Maurice Evans        
Malaika Favorite
Rashida Ferdinand
Tim Fielder
Zelda Grant
Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Marlene Hawthorne     
Robin Holder
Lonnie Holley
Curlee Raven Holton
Damond Howard
Sedrick Huckaby
Tae Earl Jackson
David Johnson
D.E. Johnson
Grace Kisa                 
Arturo Lindsay
Ronald Lockett
Charles Lucus          
Joseph Hiram Malone
Shoccara Marcus         
Frank Toby Martin
Ealy Mays
Pellom McDaniels, III
Michi Meko                 
Daniel Minter
Joe Minter
Melissa Mitchell
Frank Morrison
Charles H. Nelson
Tunde Odunlade
Fahamu Pecou                   
K. Joy Peters
Ronnie Phillips
Linda Poindexter
Taller Portobelo Artists
Steve Prince
Khalil Raghman
Susan J. Ross
Janet Saboor
Raymond Saunders
Kevin Sipp                 
James Taylor
Cullen B. Washington Jr.
Eric Waters
Charlotte Riley Webb
Carrie Mae Weems
Fabian Williams

2018

Black Metropolis: 30 Years of Afrofuturism, Comics, Music, Animation, Decapitated Chickens, Heroes, Villains and Negroes
Tim Fielder
October 12, 2018 - November 25, 2018

As We Dream: The O.T. Hammonds and Hammonds House Museum Collection
Various Artists - Curated by Kevin Sipp
July 27, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Welcome to Atlanta: Charles H. Nelson, A Retrospective
Charles H. Nelson - Curated by Fahamu Pecou
June 15, 2018- July 15, 2017

Views From My Kaleidoscope (Fresh Pop-Up Series)
Melissa Mitchell
May 18, 2018 - June 3, 2018

From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried & Selected Works
Carrie Mae Weems
January 19, 2018 - April 29, 2018


2017 

Black: Towards An Afro-Cosmological Understanding
Pellom McDaniels, III
November 17, 2017 -January 7, 2018

Black In My Days
Frank Morrison
August 11-September 10, 2017

Respondez S'il Vous Plait (RSVP)
Alfred Conteh, Maurice Evans, Grace Kisa, Michi Meko, Fahamu Pecou, Sue Ross, Kevin Sipp, Fabian Williams
June 2-July 15, 2017

Perceptions Of Otherness
Katrina Andry
March 19-May 21, 2017

Women In Print: Selections From Atlanta Printmakers
Tina Dunkley, Bre Gobin, Jerushia Graham, Jessica Hill
March 19-May 21, 2017

Interiors
Marlene Hawthorne, Shoccara Marcus
January 15-March 5, 2017


2016

Celebrating A Life In Art:
Arturo Lindsay
August 28- January 2017

Ealy Mays and Image Perceptions:
Ealy Mays

March 20 - May 31, 2016

To Pass Through and Be Gone
Thornton Dial , Thornton Dial, Jr.,  Richard Dial, LonnieHolley, Ronald Lockett, Charles Lucus, Joe Minter
March 6 - May 31, 2016


2015

Absolute Chong:
Photographic Works, Sculpture, and Installation Art by Albert Chong

October 18 - January 17

Divergent Lines: Creativity Between Art and Architecture
September 10 - October 11

Cultural Diagnostics:  
The Imprint of African Textiles and Objects from the Collection of Michael Mack
March 29 - May 3


2014

The Rupture Between:
The Complexity of Black Manhood: Identity and Spirituality Artists: Claude Clark, Steve Prince, Najee Dorsey

July 13 - September 28, 2014

Time, Experience, Wisdom Etienné Jackson
March 9 - May 4, 2014


2013


A Different Eye: 
Sistagraphy Celebrates 20 Years of Photography
September 8 - December 20, 2013

RE-IMAGINING:
Female Artists From the Permanent Collection
July 14 - August 25, 2013

HOMECOMING: 
African American Family History in Georgia
February 3 - May 5, 2013

Rob Simmons: 
Southern State
September 9, 2012 - January 31, 2013


2012


Rob Simmons:
Southern State
September 9 - December 31

Vivian Schuyler Key: 
Artist of the Harlem Renaissance and Beyond
June 24- August 26

Masks, Medicine, Memory, and Myth:
Collections of Mohammad Phillip, Robert E. Belcher, M.A., and Sarah Jacobs
March 11 - June 3

Contemporary Artists of Africa Here and Abroad
November 20, 2011 - January 29, 2012
Phillip Molan Amonoo - Ghana
Ebrima Ba - Sierre Leone/Senegambia
Ken Chume - Nigeria
Abraham G. Egziaber - Ethiopia
MahamoodIssa - Somalia
Naplah Naplah - Liberia
Ugochukwu Smooth C. Nzewi - Nigeria


2011

David Johnson: 
Photographer
September 25 - November 15

Equal Rites: 
The Art of Michael D. Harris
July 11 - September 11

Daniel Minter:
A Heavy Grace, A Shallow Home
April 23 - June 26

James Hiram Malone:
60 Years of Art, A Diamond Jubilee Celebration
February 13 - April 10


2010


Charlotte Riley Webb
December 5, 2010 - January 11, 2011

Tunde Odunlade:
Dreaming Between Worlds
February 14 - April 12

Incendiary Exposure: 
The Works of Daryl Harris and Michael Morgan
May 2 - June 27

Spirit Chasing Rainbows: 
The Art of Louis Delsarte
July 11 - September 12
 
 Ronnie Phillips
September 26 - November 7


2009

Lillian Blades: 
Eye Sea Reflections
November 22, 2009 - January 21, 2010

Wendy Phillips - Ephemeral Musings
September 20 - November 15

Doris A. Derby and Susan J. Ross:
Photo Griots
July 19 – September 13

African Americans for the Arts:
From Songhai to Symphony Hall
May 22 - July 12

Steve Prince
February 1 - April 17


2008

Tomas Esson: 
EL BICHO, A Retrospective
November 23, 2008 - January 18, 2009

Eric Waters
September 21 – November 9

Experimental Printmaking Institute -Tellin’ It Like It Is: 
The Art of Curlee Raven Holton
July 20 - September 9

Praise Songs: 
The Art of William Buchanan, Danny Campbell, and Malaika Favorite
May 11 – July 13

Experience The Magnitude: 
Sedrick Huckaby
January 27 - April 6


2007

Made with Hands and Hearts: 
Quilts and Dolls from the Collection of Beverly Guy-Sheftall
And Keepers of Ayida's Rainbow: 
7 Contemporary Quilt and Fiber Artists
Darlyne Dandridge • Zelda Grant • Pat Landry • K. Joy Peters • Linda Poindexter • Khalil Raghman • Janet Saboor
November 18, 2007 - January 13, 2008

Damond Howard and Joseph Delaney:
America’s Greatest Problem Still Continued
September 16 – November 14

Caversham Recent Works and the Global Portals
Interactive Initiative
July 6 - September 9

Theodore A. Harris: 
Original Poster Art from the Black Liberation Movement of the 60's and 70's
June 27 - September 9

Betty Blayton and Robin Holder:
Daughters of the House of Life
April 29 - June 21

Rashida Ferdinand: 
A Butterfly Landed on My Toe…  And It Didn't Fly Away
January 21 - March 29


2006

Frank Toby Martin: 
Dominion of Divine Discovery
November 26, 2006 - January 9, 2007

Wild Seed: 
Tae Earl Jackson and D. E. Johnson
September 24 - November 12

Elizabeth Catlett: 
Life, Love & Revolution
July 16 - September 17

James Taylor and Cullen B. Washington Jr.
May 7 – July 2

Raymond Saunders
January 22 – March 26


2005

Jim Alexander – Photographer
September 4 – October 30

Internal Dialogue
Tina Dunkley
July 17 – August 30

Ron Adams: 
Biography of a Printmaker
May 8 -  June 30

Romare Bearden: 
Atlanta Collects Bearden
February 19 – April 9


2004

The Artists of Taller Portobelo
November 14, 2004 - January 9, 2005

Como Se Cuenta El Cuento: How The Story Is Told
Virgilio Yaneca Esquina and other artists of Taller Portobelo in Panama
November 14 - January 9, 2005

Spirits in the Fans
Ben Jones
July 3 - September 10

Images of America: African American Voices
Selections from the collection of Darrell and Lisa Walker
May 23 - June 30

Visual Expression - Haitian Women Artists
Marie Baptiste, Catile, Marie-Helene Cauvin, Mireille Delice, Marie-Denise Douyon, Marithou Dupoux, Heza, Josiane Joseph, Nadine Lafond, Magda Magloire, Regine Mercier, Tequila Minsky, Marilene Phipps, Leslie Poisson, Lola Poisson, Louisianne St. Fleurant, Hilda Williams
March 14 - April 25

Recent Works
Barbara Nesin
March 14 - April 25


2003

Tragic Magic: New Paintings and Lithographs
Stefanie Jackson
November 23, 2003 - January 23, 2004

The Fourth Dimension
Shahid Al-Bilali
September 7 - November 16

Forty Acres
Richard Mayhew
July 18 - July 27

Diachronic Transcendence: The Language of Vision
Lorielle M. N. Broussard, Kim Collins, Jarrod C. Freeman, Requia Gray, Afi A. Holmes, Arriyan Peagler, Ellene J. Stampley, Sahirah F. Wade
May 4 - May 18

Lost and Found Ecologically Speaking
E. Bruce Phillips, Jr.
April 25 - June 22

Muliebrity
Leslie Jackson
February 2 - April 9


2002

Coded Memories
Carl Williams
November 24 - January 26, 2003

Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas
September 15 - November 3

Archetypes, Modules and Sermons
Roy La Gone
September 15 - November 10

Spiritual Awakening: Recent Paintings
Wadsworth Jarrell
June 28 - September 8


2001