During the 1920s and 1930s, African American artists, musicians, and writers were at the center of a cultural movement called the Harlem Renaissance that focused on their unique perspectives and expressions. This talk will give the historical and cultural context for the Harlem Renaissance, followed by a look at several works of art and pieces of music. Attendees will see art by Augusta Savage, Archibald Motley, and William Johnson and hear music by Duke Ellington, William Grant Still, and Florence Price, among others.
Coffee @ Ten is our free monthly lecture series. Enjoy complimentary baked goods and coffee generously sponsored by Roast & Toast Coffee and Cafe.
Image caption: William Johnson, Street Musicians