Mary Frances Whitfield: Why?

Presented by Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA) and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), Birmingham AL

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Mary Frances Whitfield: Why?

Mary Frances Whitfield: Why? is a collaborative exhibition between the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

Mary Frances Whitfield: Why? is a collaborative exhibition between the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

Why? presents paintings by the artist that graphically depict horrific racial terror lynchings perpetrated against African Americans. This is the first time these works have been exhibited in Whitfield’s hometown of Birmingham, Alabama.

This exhibition was developed in conjunction with the

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 205-975-6436

Email: aeiva@uab.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Nov 21, 2019 at 10:00 am - 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 22, 2019 at 10:00 am - 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Sat)

Additional time info:

Panel discussion at 5pm, followed by an opening reception from 6-8pm for the exhibitions Hank Willis Thomas: unbranded and Mary Frances Whitfield: Why?

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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1221 10th Ave. South, Birmingham, AL 36294

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