Revelations: Art from the African American South celebrates the Fine Arts Museums’ major acquisition of 62 works by 22 contemporary African American artists. These works address some of the most profound and persistent issues in American society, including race, class, gender, and religion, and affirm these artists’ equal consideration in the history of American art. Learn more >>
Entry to this exhibition is included with general admission.
While these compelling objects embody universal human values, they are also powerful testaments to African American cultural resilience and survival. Originally created as expressions of personal identity and communal solidarity in the South during the modern Civil Rights era, they will now serve as catalysts to transform global art history.” – Timothy Anglin Burgard, Curator-in-Charge of American Art