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Hammonds House Museum Launches 30th Anniversary Season with Carrie Mae Weems Exhibition
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Date: January 19 - April 29, 2018
Time: 12:00 am

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Hammonds House Museum
30310 503 Peeples Street, SW,

Contact: Serena Garcia
Phone: 404-452-6398
Email: serenagarcia@att.net

Hammonds House Museum launches its 30th Anniversary Season with an exhibition and film by acclaimed visual artist, Carrie Mae Weems from 6:30-8p.m., Friday, January 19, 2018. The exhibition, From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried, exposes how photography has played a key role throughout history in shaping and supporting racism, stereotyping and social injustice.


The opening night reception will include a conversation with Anne Collins Smith, Spelman College Museum's Curator of Collections, facilitated by Hammonds House Museum Interim Executive Director and exhibition curator Leatrice Ellzy Wright. The exhibition closes on April 29. Carrie Mae Weems will discuss the exhibition from 2-3:30 p.m., Sunday, February 4, 2018 at the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History. Registration for February 4: https://www.hammondshouse.org/programs-and-events/carrie-mae-weems-lecture

Please consider this exhibition announcement for inclusion in your calendar and as an opportunity for a writer to join us. More details are attached along with a photo of Carrie Mae Weems.

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