David C. Driskell Center Presents Portraits of Who We Are Group Exhibition

By Editorial Team on January 29, 2018

Thu, 01 February 2018 - Fri, 18 May 2018

Barkley L. Hendricks (1945–2017), Self-Portrait with Black Hat, 1980 and 2013, Digital C-Print, 27.75” x 18.75”. Loan and image courtesy of Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. © Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks. Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.
Opening: Thursday, February 1 from 5pm to 7pm

This exhibition, featuring over 40 artists, presents self-portraits and portraits of artists by African American artists. Additionally, for the duration of the opening reception, local artist Sheldon Scott will perform his work How I Survived My Suicide.

Portraits of Who We Are will be on display from Thursday, February 1 through Friday, May 18, 2018. For more information about this exhibition, click here. Wine and refreshments will be served, and the event will feature live music by Cheek to Cheek.

Gallery Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 11am to 4pm
  • extended hours on Wednesdays until 6pm.

The David C. Driskell Center Gallery is located at Cole Student Activities Building Room 1207 at the University of Maryland, College Park. For more information, visit driskellcenter.umd.edu.