Hammond House Museum | Atlanta, GA

Hammond House Museum & Resource Center for African American ArtEstablished in 1988 with the purchase of the art collection and historic home of the late Dr. Otis T. Hammonds, a prominent Atlanta physician and a passionate arts patron, the Hammond Museum is dedicated to the mission of preserving the work and heritage of African-American artists through educational outreach programs, utilizing local and national artists, scholars, critics and cultural experts provide public seminars, lectures and workshops.

The Museum boasts a permanent collection of more than 350 works dating from the mid-19th century by artists from America, Africa, and the Caribbean.  Highlights of the collection include 18 works by master artist Romare Bearden and the oldest known painting by acclaimed landscape artist Robert S. Duncanson.  Benny Andrews, Elizabeth Catlett, Sam Gilliam, Richard Hunt, Jacob Lawrence, P.H. Polk, Hale Woodruff, and James Van Der Zee are among the scores of important regional, national, and international artists represented in the collection.

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Hammond House Museum
503 Peeples Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 USA
Phone: 404/752-8730
Website: www.hammondshouse.org

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Hammonds House MuseumAugust 11th, 2014 at 4:07pm
Monday Must Have: Kevin Cole Straight From the Soul: 25 Years in the Making, documents a collection the nearly forty works of the exhibition tour of the same title. The artwork embodies the power of visual metaphors and symbols that may reflect the connection between music and color, or between color and form, to inspire viewer recognition of straightforward and complex relationships. This chronicle emphasizes the twenty-five-year journey of Kevin Cole through life as a family man, friend, colleague educator, and respected artist. http://www.hammondshouse.org/store/p19/Kevin_Cole_Straight_From_the_Soul%3A_25_Years_in_the_Making.html
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Hammonds House MuseumAugust 4th, 2014 at 4:38pm
Monday Must Have: Pearl & Fiber Disc Necklaces. Artist Franchell Mack Brown's fiber art and jewelry items are meticulously created by hand so you'll always stand out in the crowd! Please choose between the Purple, Pink and Lavendar necklaces. Necklaces sold separately. http://www.hammondshouse.org/store/p15/Disc_Necklaces.html
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Tony Watts
Tony WattsJuly 22nd, 2014 at 1:15am
This a little bit of history for me I can remember the late Dr hammonds when he first got the house he said that he always wanted a art gallery I have only been once since his death he was a great guy I will be attending soon thank god for great people.
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Hammonds House MuseumJuly 21st, 2014 at 5:44pm
Monday Must Have: African Art Playing Cards. The designs by John J. Beckvermit III are based on the decorations and symbols from many different cultures across Africa. http://www.hammondshouse.org/store/p37/African_Art_Playing_Cards.html
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National Black Arts Festival
National Black Arts FestivalJuly 17th, 2014 at 1:58am
The 2014 NBAF season is about to kick into high gear! Coming up in July - NABF Gala, Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performance, Sojourner Washing Society at Alliance Theatre and NEXT: The Salon at Hammonds House Museum. What a month! Thanks Encore Atlanta for featuring NBAF!
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