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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ArtsATL.com
ArtsATL.comJanuary 26th, 2015 at 9:14pm
Here’s hoping the paperback edition of Natalie Baszile's debut novel, "Queen Sugar," published this month, arouses the kind of critical acclaim and viral praise it has more than earned.

(Read the review and see Baszile speak at Hammonds House Museum at 3 p.m., January 31.)
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Rex Barnett
Rex BarnettJanuary 14th, 2015 at 5:27am
A great DVD of Martin Luther King's best speeches and interviews is at www.historyonvideo.net.
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Eric Burdette
Eric BurdetteOctober 28th, 2014 at 6:45pm
Love my visit last week and I plan to be back when the exhibits change! http://lookoutatlanta.com/hammonds-house-museum
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