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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. High Museum of Art in Art & Object

    High Museum Art Object

    Nellie Mae Rowe, Untitled (Voting), before 1978. Color photograph, crayon, pencil, and colored pencil on cardboard. 20 x 30 1/8 in.

    This fall, the High Museum of Art will present Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe (Sept. 3, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022), featuring nearly sixty works drawn from the Museum’s folk and self-taught art collection, which has the largest public holdings of Rowe’s art. Really Free marks the Museum’s first partnership with the Art Bridges Foundation, an organization dedicated to expanding access to American art, which will allow the exhibition to travel nationally into 2023. Read the Article

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  5. Reynolda House in Yes! Weekly

    Reynolda House Pollination Station

    Reynolda’s annual free Community Day event will return as an in-person and virtual hybrid “Pollination Station” program this year on the front lawn of Reynolda House, inside the museum, and online for those more comfortable exploring digitally or who would like to connect further after their visit to Reynolda. Support for “Pollination Station” Community Day at Reynolda has been provided by Art Bridges.  Read the Article

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  6. High Museum of Art in Broadway World

    This fall, the High Museum of Art will present “Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe” (Sept. 3, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022), featuring nearly 60 works drawn from the Museum’s folk and self-taught art collection, which has the largest public holdings of Rowe’s art. “Really Free” marks the Museum’s first partnership with the Art Bridges Foundation, an organization dedicated to expanding access to American art, which will allow the exhibition to travel nationally into 2023. Read the Article

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