Harlem Renaissance - Rebirth

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After the race riots of 1919 and the Northern migration of African Americans, the Harlem neighborhood of New York City experienced a population boom and was the birthplace of what became known as the Golden Age of African American culture. Writers, musicians and artists worked across disciplines creating art that defied stereotypes. With European, African and Egyptian influences, a new modern visual language was developed that impacted generations to follow. In this presentation, we will explore the visual art of the Harlem Renaissance and the legacy it created. 

ABOUT Professor Ann Wiker
Director of Art Exposure, Administrative Supervisor of the Osher Lifelong Learning Program at JHU

Ann Wiker, MA, is an artist, curator, lecturer, the director of Art Exposure, and the Administrative Supervisor of the Osher Lifelong Learning Program at JHU. She has taught art studio, art history, and art appreciation courses to students of all ages through JHU and Towson Osher, York College, Roland Park Country School's Kaleidoscope program, Howard Community College, Frederick County Public Schools, and Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks. Ann has been published in various local media and works as an art consultant. Her BA is in art history from the University of Maryland and her master's is in art education from Towson University.

 Event Date
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Start Time: 7:00pm EDT
End Time: 8:00pm EDT


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Baltimore, MD 21218


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