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An Afternoon Salon: Romare Bearden and Modernism

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Learn about the life and works of artist Romare Bearden in a discussion with prominent art scholars Richard Powell, PhD, Duke University professor and Romare Bearden Foundation advisor, and Denise Murrell, PhD, curator-at-large at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The event is moderated by Diedra Harris-Kelley, co-director of the Romare Bearden Foundation.

Following the salon talk, visitors are invited to join the guest speakers and members of the Romare Bearden Foundation at a reception with live music by local jazz vocalist Dawn Anthony and the Lovell Bradford Trio.

“An Afternoon Salon: Romare Bearden and Modernism” is presented in coordination with The Mint Museum’s exhibition "Bearden/Picasso: Rhythms and Reverberations." The salon event is free to attend, however, registration is encouraged. Register online at