The Radical Voice of Blackness Speaks of Resistance and Joy presents multidisciplinary works of art by seventeen critically-acclaimed Black Maryland-based artists, including major works from the Banneker-Douglass Museum Fine Art Collection. This exhibition, guest curated by Myrtis Bedolla of Galerie Myrtis in Baltimore, explores America’s fraught history of systemic racism while celebrating the resiliency of a people who have persevered despite social and political devices to suppress them.
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Announcing Black History 365
Black History 365 is a collection of stories, art and events that highlight the history, heritage and contributions of Black Marylanders as well as the history of the people of the African Diaspora in Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. Here, their culture and excellence are celebrated year round through a collaborative initiative across county and state wide organizations, spearheaded by the Banneker-Douglass Museum.
- Exhibition Opening Reception RecapThe Radical Voice of Blackness Speaks of Resistance and Joy Exhibition Opening Reception Recap MEDIA Read the Rest…
- Opening Reception for Superlative Exhibit of 17 Maryland-Based Artists Exploring Themes of Black Resistance and Joy on November 10thThe Radical Voice of Blackness Speaks of Resistance and Joy Presents Multidisciplinary Works of Art Read the Rest…
- Araminta with Rifle and Vévé Coming to Banneker-Douglass MuseumMonumental sculpture of Harriet Tubman by “Genius” Fellow Dr. Joyce J. Scott on display at Banneker-Douglass Read the Rest…
- From 1619 to Today Part III: Youth Mural Project & Book Giveaway was a SuccessOn June 11, 2022, youth and community members came together for the culminating event, “From Read the Rest…
Documenting, interpreting, and promoting African-American history & culture
As the State of Maryland’s official museum of African American heritage, the Banneker-Douglass Museum serves to document, to interpret, and to promote African American history and culture (particularly in Maryland) through exhibitions, programs, and projects in order to improve the understanding and appreciation of America’s rich cultural diversity for all.
The Banneker-Douglass Museum is operated by the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture.