The African-American Cultural Center at UIC proudly presents Migration and Transformation through the Arts: THE SOUL OF BRONZEVILLE A Chicago Blues Museum Exhibit

The African-American Cultural Center at UIC proudly presents  Migration and Transformation through the Arts: THE SOUL OF BRONZEVILLE A Chicago Blues Museum Exhibit

Join us for our opening reception!

The Soul of Bronzeville: Beginning with Record Row (1950-1960) and Chicago Blues and Clubs (1950-1970), the exhibition explores historical and biographical moments of this “Black Metropolis.” In addition to the popular nightlife of Bronzeville, the exhibit identifies themes such as the myriad of African- American businesses of the day; the Chicago Defender newspaper; the Chicago Black Renaissance; and African- American music and dance.

When: Friday, March 14, 2014
Where: African-American Cultural Center at UIC
Addams Hall, 2nd floor
Time: 6pm to 7pm

Although walk-in attendees will be welcome, we do encourage you to RSVP to mccrimon@uic.edu or by phone (312)996-9549.

Negotiating Power: Sexuality and the Black Female Form

WHEN: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
WHERE: African American Cultural Center Library, Addams Hall, room 208
TIME: 12-1pm

Museum & Exhibition Studies Graduate Students present “Negotiating Power: Sexuality and the Black Female Form” on Sarah Baartman, the issues of black female exploitation, promiscuity & sexual otherness through a mock art exhibition. This exhibit raises questions over the history and origins of how we view the black female body and the differences between the male and female gaze. Follow and join the discussion on twitter @NegotiatePower

Update On Next Weeks Events

The brown bag “Negotiating Power: Sexuality and The Black Female Form” has been postponed until February. The date is TBA, but will be announced as soon as possible along with other upcoming brown bags for the month of February.

Please, check back for upcoming events!