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The Museum is open Monday, October 14, 10 am–6 pm, for Columbus Day.

Betye Saar: the artist who helped spark the black women’s movement

In 1972, a black cultural center in Berkeley, California, put out a call for artists to help create an exhibit themed around black heroes. One African American artist, Betye Saar, answered. She created an artwork from a “mammy” doll and armed it with a rifle. According to Angela Davis, a Black Panther activist, the piece by […]
Creative: Tronvig Group