BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//TownNews.com//BLOX Calendar//EN METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT UID:tncms-event_55e8ec94-89f9-11e3-93fc-10604b9ffede CLASS:PUBLIC SUMMARY:Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art - single DTSTAMP:20170523T125049Z DTSTART:20140309T170000Z DTEND:20140309T200000Z LOCATION:The Saint Louis University Museum of Art 3663 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis Mi 63108 PRIORITY:0 DESCRIPTION:Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American Art opens at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Feb. 21. The Thompsons will be in-gallery at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 for a “meet the collectors” reception. Both events are free and open to the public. \nThe exhibition features more than 60 sculptures, oil paintings, mixed media and ceramics by celebrated African-American artists including Romare Bearden, Thelma Johnson Streat and Henry O. Tanner. Contemporary artists include Radcliffe Bailey, Howardena Pindell and William T. Williams. \nThe Thompson collection includes the work of notable artists, as well as those by artists who have been considered emerging, regional or lesser known and have typically not been recognized in the traditional narratives of African-American art. \n \n \nTradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American Art opens at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Feb. 21. The Thompsons will be in-gallery at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 for a “meet the collectors” reception. Both events are free and open to the public. \nThe exhibition features more than 60 sculptures, oil paintings, mixed media and ceramics by celebrated African-American artists including Romare Bearden, Thelma Johnson Streat and Henry O. Tanner. Contemporary artists include Radcliffe Bailey, Howardena Pindell and William T. Williams. \nThe Thompson collection includes the work of notable artists, as well as those by artists who have been considered emerging, regional or lesser known and have typically not been recognized in the traditional narratives of African-American art. \nThe exhibition is organized by the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park. The artwork is on loan from the Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia. \n \n END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR