Creating Here and Now & Portraying Lincoln Exhibition

February 23, 2024
All Day

Main Gallery | Creating Here and Now: Local African American artists and authors
         Author Dr. Kizzi Staley Gibson, Photographer George Buggs, Artist Dwight Rose,
         Author Cynthia Haynes Asmond, Author J.M. King Ramseur, Author Dr. Walter Curry,
         Author Shi Evans, and Artist Keith Tolen
Year round in our Gallery Shop, Aiken Center for the Arts shares works of over 100 local and regional artists.  In this exhibition, we are featuring African American artists and authors from our Gallery Shop.  Come meet these artists and authors creating here and now!
Portraying Lincoln: Man of Many Faces
by Dr. Michael Fowler
An exhibition of artwork and material culture that demonstrates the multiplicity of responses that the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln have engendered during his lifetime, but also through the hundred fifty-nine years since his death. Visual portrayals—the language of form through artwork and artifacts—may provide the profoundest portraits of this man’s character. Come share in the experience of viewing Abraham Lincoln’s fascinating character through the lens of artwork and artifacts from his time to our own…