2014 Season


This year, meet the new NBAF: The Spotlight Series, a signature line of events going deep in one of the five NBAF disciplines (dance, music, theater, visual art, film), as seen through the lens of a legendary artist. Starting on July 25 at Atlanta Symphony Hall, NBAF and series curator Wynton Marsalis join forces to take jazz in Atlanta higher and higher. NBAF Global, a new, annual... Read More

Radcliff Bailey’s Art as Aesthetic Action

Carol Thompson is the Curator of African Art at High Museum, and she was the perfect person to present the lecture,  Radcliff Bailey’s Art as Aesthetic Action.  Ms. Thompson took the stage at the Rich Theater on July 14,  to present a really intriguing preview to Radcliff Bailey’s new exhibit at the High Museum. After being awarded the National Endowment for the Arts grant,... Read More

Works on Paper: Freddie Styles and Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier

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Saturday July 16, 2011 – Saturday July 30, 2011 507 Roswell Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Opening Reception: Jul 16, 2011, 6pm, Avisca Fine Art Gallery Exhibition: July 16 – July 30, 2011 Free and Open to the Public Avisca Fine Art Gallery presents a selection of exceptional works on paper by two of Atlanta’s most celebrated living Black artists,... Read More

Equal Rights: The Art of Michael D. Harris

Sunday July 10, 2011 – Sunday September 11, 2011 503 Peeples Street SW Map and Directions | Register Description: Opening Reception and Artist Talk, Sunday, July 10, 2011, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Hammonds House Museum and Resource Center of African American Art Museum, Free Exhibition: July 10 – September 11, 2011 This exhibition explores the work of Michael D. Harris through several... Read More

Douglass’ Douglasville: A Journey Project

Saturday July 9, 2011 – Friday August 12, 2011 975 Blairs Bridge Road Map and Directions | Register Description: July 9 – August 12, 2011, Mercer University College of Continuing and Professional Studies/Douglas County Opening Reception:  Saturday, July 9, 3:00-6:00 p.m Gallery Talk & Ceremonial Celebration: Friday, July 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free and Open to the Public... Read More


Saturday July 9, 2011 – Saturday July 23, 2011 135 W. Wieuca Road Map and Directions | Register Description: June 10-July 23, 2011, Chastain Arts Center Artist Talk and Gallery Tour: Saturday, July 9, 2011, 1p.m.- 3p.m., Chastain Arts Center Atlanta based artist Fahamu Pecou has been commissioned to curate a new mixed media exhibition as part of NBAF’s 2011 season entitled... Read More

Trenton Doyle Hancock: We Done All We Could and None Of It’s Good

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Thursday July 7, 2011 – Sunday August 28, 2011 1280 Peachtree St. Map and Directions | Register Description: Exhibition: June 27 – August 28, 2011, SCAD ACA Gallery, Woodruff Arts Center, Opening: Thursday, July 7, 2011 – Trenton Doyle Hancock in dialogue with guest curator David Norr in the Rich Auditorium 5:30-6:30 p.m. with reception following. Through practices... Read More


Saturday March 26, 2011 – Saturday March 26, 2011 950 Independence Avenue, SW Map and Directions | Register Description: Like a colorful mosaic made from a thousand pieces of brilliant glass, African Mosaic features 112 objects that represent 10 years of building a permanent collection and reflect the  diversity and outstanding quality of Africa’s arts. On view are... Read More

Louis Delsarte Exhibit Reception

Thursday February 24, 2011 – Thursday February 24, 2011 730 Peachtree Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Louis Delsarte Exhibit Reception Members only. Registration Required Register  Read More

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