Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham AL

Sep 28
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Jan 12
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Before the selfie, before the Polaroid, and even before the photograph, there was the silhouette, a profile portrait made from cut paper. Silhouettes were a hugely popular and accessible form of portraiture in the nineteenth century, offering almost instant images of everyday Americans—women, men, black, white, presidents, and laborers. Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now explores this previously unstudied art form by investigating its deep historical roots and considering its forceful

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Sept 28, 2019-Jan 12, 2020 / Jemison Galleries

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Sunday: Noon-5pm
First Fridays: open until 9pm
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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Sep 28, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 1, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 2, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 3, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 4, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 5, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 6, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 8, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 9, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
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  • Oct 15, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
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  • Oct 18, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 19, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
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  • Oct 26, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 29, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 30, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 31, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 1, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)

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