Opening Reception | REVERBERATIONS: Black Artists on Racism and Resilience


Jan 20 2022


Gallery 221 HCC
4001 N. Tampa Bay Boulevard

Join Gallery221@HCC for the opening reception of REVERBERATIONS: Black Artists on Racism and Resilience, a traveling exhibition initiated by The Woodson African American Museum of Art that shares artwork from emerging and established Black artists who live and work in Tampa Bay and across the Southeastern United States. This exhibition will be on display January 10 – March 3, 2022. The opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. A panel discussion with curator Desmond Clark will begin at 6:00 p.m.

For more information about this event and all other programs associated with the exhibition, please visit the gallery’s website.

REVERBERATIONS seeks to showcase the highs and lows of the Black experience in America, highlighting themes of family and community as well as marginalization and prejudice. Curator of the exhibition, Desmond Clark, shares about REVERBERATIONS in this way, “Can you hear the song that has been playing for over four centuries? Can you feel how it vibrates our nation? Can you see how it has affected your neighbor, your friends, and your family? These artists live this every day. They weave the stories of past BIPOC people with their own. They inform and shape the art and actions that will come after. The rich history passed down for generations displayed in the images in this exhibition do not just echo; they reverberate.”

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HCC Art Galleries are free and open to the public. Programs are made possible in part by the support of HCC Student Activities/Service Fees and the HCC Dale Mabry Campus Student Government Association.

Gallery221@HCC is located on the second floor of the Learning Resources Center, HCC Dale Mabry Campus. Visitor parking on campus is free in any open lot.

Aaron Henderson, “400 Years,” 2015



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