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Exhibitions

Black Stories Opens

10/3/2020

ANNA K. MEREDITH GALLERY, COWLES SCULPTURE COURT AND MEREDITH GALLERY IN THE I.M. PEI BUILDING
OCTOBER 3, 2020 – JANUARY 17, 2021
CO-CURATED BY MITCHELL SQUIRE AND JORDAN WEBER

Black Stories presents the artwork by Black artists in the Art Center’s permanent collections, and aims to connect and partner with the community in the process. Two artists, Mitchell Squire and Jordan Weber, co-curated the exhibition component of the project. A group of Black community leaders forms an advisory committee to direct our work. This collaborative effort marks a fundamental change in how the Art Center operates, moving us towards a more inclusive future.

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Location Information:
Anna K. Meredith Gallery and I.M. Pei Gallery

2020-10-03 00:00:00 2020-10-03 00:00:00 America/Chicago Black Stories Opens ANNA K. MEREDITH GALLERY, COWLES SCULPTURE COURT AND MEREDITH GALLERY IN THE I.M. PEI BUILDING OCTOBER 3, 2020 – JANUARY 17, 2021 CO-CURATED BY MITCHELL SQUIRE AND JORDAN WEBER Black Stories presents the artwork by Black artists in the Art Center’s permanent collections, and aims to connect and partner with the community in the process. Two artists, Mitchell Squire and Jordan Weber, co-curated the exhibition component of the project. A group of Black community leaders forms an advisory committee to direct our work. This collaborative effort marks a fundamental change in how the Art Center operates, moving us towards a more inclusive future. Click HERE to learn more. Anna K. Meredith Gallery and I.M. Pei Gallery

Ebony G. Patterson (Jamaican, born 1981)
...among the blades between the flowers... while the horse watches... for those who bear/bare witness, 2018
Hand-cut jacquard woven photo tapestry with glitter, appliqué, beads, trim, brooches, feathered butterflies, fabric, silk flowers, and hand-embellished resin owl on shelf, on artist-designed fabric wallpaper
130 × 175 inches
Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from the Edmundson Art Foundation, Inc., 2019.3.a-.c

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