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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Tony Watts
Tony WattsJuly 22, 2014 1:15 am
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 21, 2014 5:44 pm
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 FestivalJuly 17, 2014 1:58 am
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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Hammonds House MuseumJuly 14, 2014 2:41 pm
Monday Must Have: Celebrate your shade of beauty with the Beautiful in Every Shade unisex cotton tees! Sizes from Small to XL. http://www.hammondshouse.org/store/p32/Beautiful_in_Every_Shade_Tees.html
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Hammonds House MuseumJuly 7, 2014 4:49 pm
Monday Must Have: Written by Renée Alexander Craft and illustrated by Cosmo Whyte, I WILL LOVE YOU EVERYWHERE ALWAYS is a full-color 32-page 11″ x 9″ children's book about finding the everyday places and spaces to feel the enduring presence of loved ones who have passed on. In the tradition of Shel Silverstein’s The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and The Giving Tree, this book is targeted to those 1 and up who crave stories of beauty, love, understanding, appreciation, healing, and hope. http://www.hammondshouse.org/store/p33/I_Will_Love_You_Everywhere_Always.html
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