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Minds are opened, lives are changed.

Mahalia Jackson

Elijah Muhammad

Freedom Singers at a Rally

March From Selma to Montgomery, Alabama

The Kids Mob Kennedy

President Johnson Greeting Children in the White House Rose Garden

Countee Cullen

James Weldon Johnson

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Study of a Negro Boy

Bayard Rustin

Frederick Douglass

Corinne

Benny Andrews

American Beauty

Adam Clayton Powell

Online Exhibitions from The Amistad Center for Art & Culture

We celebrate art and culture influenced by people of African descent through education, scholarship and social experiences. The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, founded in 1987, owns and exhibits a vital collection of nearly 7,000 works of art, artifacts and popular culture objects that document the experience, expressions and history of people of African descent in America.

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About Face

24th May 2014 By Admin

In his cultural history of the aesthetics of smiles, Angus Trumble charts the range of smile impulses.  He suggests, “The act of smiling itself is inevitably social and communicative, part of the complex nonverbal language with which our Read more…

Look for future exhibition updates!

22nd April 2014 By Admin

Check the Amistad Center Online website regularly for additional exhibitions in and around Connecticut. We celebrate art and culture influenced by people of African descent through education, scholarship and social experiences.

What’s happening in 2014

13th February 2014 By admin

In 2014 The Amistad Center’s galleries will be closed for renovation. During this time we invite you to enjoy our collection and the programs it inspires at various locations in the Greater Hartford area. Check our website Read more…

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