New Bearden print will be focus of Conversation Saturday, February 24, beginning at 2 p.m. @ The Allentown Art Museum


In celebration of the Allentown Art Museum’s recent acquisition of The Piano Lesson by Romare Bearden, author and scholar Robert O’Meally will lead a Dynamic Conversation about the layers of history and culture represented in this artwork. The talk will take place on Saturday, February 24, beginning at 2 p.m. in the Museum’s auditorium. Admission to the Museum and to the Conversation is free, but please take a moment to let us know you are coming by REGISTERING HERE Members, you are invited to attend a special meet and greet with Robert O’Meally before the event, REGISTER HERE Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Romare Bearden grew up in New York City and Pittsburgh. He began his artistic career creating scenes of the American South and is probably best known for his photomontage compositions made from torn images from popular magazines and assembled into visually powerful statements on African American life. Read more about the event here

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