LISTEN Exhibition Reception

The LISTEN exhibition will present works created by Black female artists who live and work in Pennsylvania. The works will explore the ideas, experiences, triumphs and struggles specific to being a Black woman in America. LISTEN seeks to illuminate intersectionality, give voice to Black women, and encourage all to hear their realities. LISTEN is juried by Elizabeth Asche Douglas.

Read more about this exhibition here.

Exhibition Dates: September 19 – October 19, 2019

Presented in conjunction with Sweetwater’s annual MAVUNO Festival of African American Art and Culture. All exhibition openings at the Center are free and open to the public.


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