Three year Smithsonian exhibition to highlight men of colour and their impact on history

Katherine Keener, Art Critique, July 8, 2019

These men, and others, represent the achievements of men of colour within the context of American history ‘in spite of society’s barriers.’ Their stories are told through original artworks by artists of note, like Nina Chanel Abney, Derrick Adams, Robert Pruitt, Tariku Shiferaw, and Devan Shimoyama, alongside their biographies. 

 

‘We hope that by experiencing “Men of Change” visitors will see a lesson for us all, regardless of gender, race or nationality,’ stated Myriam Springuel, director of Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and Smithsonian Affiliations in a press release. 

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