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  1. Allentown Art Museum in Metro Philly

    Allentown Art Museum

    The Art Bridges and the Terra Foundation for American Art awarded more than $700,000 to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to support a program of sharing treasures from the Museum’s renowned collections with communities across Pennsylvania. One of those artistic communities is the Allentown Art Museum. With ‘Roots: Sources for American Art and Design,’ Allentown is embarking with their second exhibition with the PMA, and this one is meant to make audiences aware. Read the Article

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  2. High Museum of Art in Forbes

    Nellie Mae Rowe Happy Days

    Nellie Mae Rowe (American, 1900 - 1982) Happy Days (1981) crayon and pencil on paper, 18 inches x 24 inches

    Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe, going on view at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta from September 3 through January 9, 2022, is the first exhibition in more than 20 years to celebrate the work of Rowe, who displayed hundreds of drawings, handmade dolls, and found-object installations, in her home, known as “The Playhouse.” The groundbreaking exhibition inaugurates the High’s partnership with the Art Bridges, founded in 2017 by Walmart heiress Alice Walton to support the creation of programs that expand access to American art in all regions across the nation, enabling the show to...

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  3. High Museum of Art in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Nellie Mae Rowe, the visionary artist, born on a farm in Fayetteville on July 4, 1900, will be celebrated this fall in a major show at the High Museum of Art, called “Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe.” The show will include about 60 pieces by Rowe, including works on paper, sculptures and dolls, along with photos of her work and life by Lucinda Bunnen, Melinda Blauvelt and others. Support from the Art Bridges Foundation will allow the exhibit to travel to other museums through 2023. Read the Article

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  4. Grand Rapids Art Museum in The Rapidian

    Freedom Quilt. Jessie B. Telfair

    Freedom Quilt. Jessie B. Telfair (1913–1986). Parrott, Georgia. 1983. Cotton, with pencil. 74 x 68" Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York. Gift of Judith Alexander in loving memory of her sister, Rebecca Alexander, 2004.9.1 Photo by Gavin Ashworth, New York

    An exhibition of over 80 American folk art objects, spanning from paintings and pottery, to quilts, needlework, and sculpture, will open at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) on May 22 in American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum Collection. The fascinating artworks span the entirety of our nation’s history, offering firsthand testimony to the people, places, and events of our culture.   The exhibition is organized by the American Folk Art Museum, New York, with support provided by Art Bridges. Read the Article

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  5. San Antonio Museum of Art in San Antonio Express-News

    Raul Rene Gonzalez

    Raul Rene Gonzalez’ is the featured artist in “Jazz in Action,” a short residency at the San Antonio Museum of Art. He will paint there the next two Saturdays, working to tracks from a 60-song jazz playlist he curated. Musicians with songs on the list include Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Cannonball Adderley and Theloneous Monk. Gonzalez’s new painting is intended to spin off from three works on loan to the museum from the Art Bridges Foundation: Max Weber’s Interior with Music, a 1915 abstract; Archibald Motley’s Bronzeville at Night, a 1949 painting of a lively evening in a Black neighborhood...

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  6. The Mattatuck Museum in Town Times News

    A Face Like Mine Exhibition

    The exhibit, A Face Like Mine, on view from May 2 through September 12, is the second in a three-part exhibition series developed in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The MFA Boston is the lead museum from Northeast cohort of the Art Bridges + Terra Foundation initiative. The initiative, wholly funded by Art Bridges, supports multi-year exhibition partnerships with the mission of expanding access to American art across the US. Read the Article

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