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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Shellton LaBron Tremble
Shellton LaBron TrembleJune 29th, 2015 at 12:51pm
ARTOLOGY – UBIQUITOUS
Saturday, August 22 6:00pm
FREE ART EVENT!!!
IWI Fresh Garden Day Spa 341 Nelson St SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313
777 - 7 Artists, 7 Wines, & 7 Hors d'oeuvres
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New Art by:
Cristy Darcell Young
Shellton LaBron Tremble
Jennifer DeSantis
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Simone Stanley
Chane' Andrea Fontaine
David Patterson
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Artology is a fine art show. The focus will be on the artists and the dynamic nature of artisans. Artology is about culture, creativity, and challenge!

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Richard Funderburke
Richard FunderburkeJune 10th, 2015 at 7:21pm
When the temporary exhibit is taken down on June 21st [?], will the rooms be used for the regular collection - Romare Bearden, etc.??
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Next Atlanta
Next AtlantaMay 29th, 2015 at 1:45pm
TONIGHT! 7 PM Hammonds House Museum. Our own NEXT 2014 artist Jon Goode will be among those who will grace us with his poetry and his (sometimes controversial) perspectives on the #blacklivesmatter movement and the role of the artist. RSVP at www.nextblacklivesmatter.bpt.me
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw5sm5TFhg4
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200 Million Clark Kents (www.jongoode.webs.com)
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A poem by Jon Goode performance footage from Verses and Flow season 3 Superman footage property of DC Comics
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Rex Barnett
Rex BarnettMay 22nd, 2015 at 2:52am
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Clara Ford Foundation
Clara Ford Foundation feeling excitedMay 1st, 2015 at 11:00pm
The Clara Ford Foundation and the Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild in collaboration with Hammonds House Museum and South Fulton Arts Center are pleased to announce that Quilt Artist Gyleen Fitzgerald will be one of the featured quilters at the 2015 Atlanta Quilt Festival. She will lead a workshop August 29th at South Fulton Arts Center. More details to follow. Meanwhile visit Gyleen's web site http://www.colourfulstitches.com/workshops.html
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