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An Elegy to Rosewood, Panel Discussion

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum will host a panel discussion in conjunction with its special exhibition, “An Elegy to Rosewood .” Moderated by celebrated African American studies scholar, Tameka Bradley Hobbs, this panel will include artists Charlisa Montrope, Rhea Leonard and Chire Regans. These artists have created artists’ books for the exhibition focusing on histories of racial injustice and the historic erasure of violence against Black bodies. With a focus on women’s perspectives, this conversation will elaborate the role that women have had historically in story-telling and preserving history. This conversation will also explore how each artists’ practice can engender distinct methods of rumination.

Part of FAM’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Exhibition Series, “An Elegy to Rosewood” recognizes the women who were critical in preserving Rosewood’s history and highlight female-identifying artists based in Miami. The exhibition comprises historic and contemporary photographs, innovative digital materials and oral histories. This exhibition will feature historical objects from The Real Rosewood Foundation, many of which will be publicly displayed for the first time. The exhibition runs January 25, 2023 through April 16, 2023.

Registration is suggested, but not required for those attending in person. Those wishing to participate virtual must register to receive the link to the live discussion. This exhibition and related programming are funded in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum (FAM) at Florida International University.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

March 15 @ 6:00 pm -
March 15 @ 8:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Tameka Bradley Hobbs, Executive Director of A. Philip Randolph Institute for Law, Race, Social Justice, and Economic Policy, Edward Waters University; Charlisa Montrope, artist; Rhea Leonard, artist; and Chire Regans, artist
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Event Contact:

Yady Rivero
(305) 348-1178

Event Venue:

Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU
10975 SW 17th St
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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Venue Phone:
(305) 348-1178

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