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Finding YOUth through the ArtsTM

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 Recent Acquisitions
November 16, 2018 – November 3, 2019
National Portrait Gallery 
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC
1st Floor, North Wing Floor Plan
The Obama portraits by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald were just two of several prized artworks acquired by the National Portrait Gallery during its 50th anniversary. As the Portrait Gallery turns the corner on a new decade of its legacy, the museum presents an exhibition of historic and contemporary works newly acquired for its growing collection. Subjects include Celia Cruz, Edwin Hubble, Helen Keller, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Louie Pérez, Maurice Sendak, George Walker, and Oprah Winfrey.

The exhibition presents work by artists including Imogen Cunningham, Harry Gamboa Jr., Brigitte Lacombe, Charles Willson Peale, Shahzia Sikander, and Andy Warhol. Recent Acquisitions is co-curated by the National Portrait Gallery’s team of curators and historians.
Jeffrey Veregge: Of Gods and Heroes
October 6, 2018 – October 13, 2019
National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center 
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
One Bowling Green
New York, NY

Represent: Hip-Hop Photography
March 5, 2018 – May 5, 2019
KRS-1 & Ms. Melodie, Bronx 1988, © Janette Beckman
National Museum of African American History and Culture 
15th St. and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC
2nd Floor, Center for African American Media Arts gallery
Inspired by the four elements of hip-hop—DJ’s, MCs, breakdancers and graffiti—Represent showcases photographs from the Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection that illustrate the early days of hip-hop and its rapid expansion to a cultural phenomenon in the mid-to-late 1990s. Photos showing some of hip-hop’s iconic figures and moments are paired alongside other images from the museum’s photography collection to explore how different social movements, historic figures, art, culture and dance have influenced the musical genre.
Corridor Gallery, Second Floor

​​On-going Events in our town

Essex House Open Mic Night (17976 Tidewater Trail, Tappahannock, VA)
1st Monday Night of Every Month 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
​Hosted by Cleveland Winfield III
​​Carrington Place Open Mic Night  (1150 Marsch Street, Tappahannock, VA)
2nd Tuesday Night of Every Month 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
​Hosted by Cleveland Winfield III

Farnham Manor Open Mic Night (511 Cedar Grove Road)
3rd Tuesday Night of Every Month 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Hosted by Cleveland Winfield III and Reverend Carolyn Bailey

The Orchard's f.r.e.s.h Open Mic (Orchard's Magnolia Manor)
3rd Thursday Night of Every Month 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Hosted by: Cleveland Winfield III and Jeanna Rieden