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Documenting History, Acknowledging a Legacy: Miami Black Arts Workshop Community Conversation

June 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Documenting History, Acknowledging a Legacy: Miami Black Arts Workshop Community Conversation

Please join the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University and several experts to document, celebrate, and honor the incredible legacy of the Miami Black Arts Workshop (MBAW), a Black artistic collective founded on the campus of the University of Miami and established in West Coconut Grove, from 1969-1985. In conjunction with the museum’s exhibition, “Place and Purpose: Art Transformation in Coconut Grove,” this conversation brings four active MBAW artists, Kabuya Pamela Bowens-Saffo, Dinizulu Gene Tinnie, Roland Woods, Jr, and Robert McKnight, to share their stories of artmaking, research, resilience, and community engagement. The panel will be moderated by M. Alexandra Cornelius, Ph.D., Director, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, Florida International University. For more information and to RSVP please visit

This event is funded in part by a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant.

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June 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm -
June 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Dinizulu Gene Tinnie and Robert McKnight
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Event Contact:

Grace Frawley
(305) 348-6086

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