You are here

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
August Wilson Cultural Center, 980 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

 

The Queenpin PGH presents

BLACK WOMEN IN ART: PAINT ON CANVAS

Black Women in Art is a collaborative event series by The Queenpin PGH and The Thirsty Mind Collective, focused on the importance of empowering feminine voices of color in the art community. The purpose of this event series is to inspire diversity, create space and an elevated platform for women minority artists, and to build a community invested in the advancement of cultural relevance as a relates to art and other forms of creativity. This event series is essential to growing our culture in Pittsburgh as it will provide an avenue of expression for often overlooked and suppressed perspectives.

 

Thursday, July 25th

5PM-9PM

August Wilson African American Cultural Center

980 Liberty Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Tickets begin at $15. Click here to register!



The first event of the series is molded around paint on canvas and will feature art work by Ashante Josey, Morgan Overton, and Naomi Chambers + more in a one night only art exhibit and panel discussion. The artists will be be joined by 3 experts on art and inclusion including, Tara Fay Coleman, Dr. Lisa Lopez Levers, + more for a panel about the impact of black, feminine voices and it’s pertinance in the further development of the art world. We will also be welcoming President of the Penn Hills chapter NAACP, Dr. Amy Alexander, as our moderator for the evening.

*All proceeds benefint The Queenpin PGH’s Get Out + Vote initiative, and the 2020 Thirsty Mind Collective scholarship fund*

 

www.hilldistrict.org | 412-765-1820 | info@hilldistrict.org

Serving the Greater Hill District of Pittsburgh, PA