Houston Museum of African American Culture

Houston Museum of African American Culture


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4807 Caroline St.

Houston, TX


The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper

Houston Museum of African American Culture

July 9 - September 3, 2016

An exhibition of works from the Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art. Works from the collection were previously shown at the Wichita Art Museum, California African American Art Museum, the Amon Carter Museum, the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts. This selection is curated by Danielle Burns Wilson.



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