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Culture Series: Kindred Spirits Film Showing

November 9, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Kindred Spirits: Artists Hilda Wilkinson Brown and Lilian Thomas Burwell

Join us at the intersection of art and local history as we screen and discuss filmmaker Cintia Cabib’s documentary, “Kindred Spirits: Artists Hilda Wilkinson Brown and Lilian Thomas Burwell.” The film shines a spotlight on the lives and work of two accomplished but unsung Black women artists and educators – both native Washingtonians – who forged careers during the era of segregation and developed a special bond as aunt and niece. Following the screening, Cintia Cabib will moderate a panel discussion with 96-year-old artist Lilian Thomas Burwell, who is experiencing a wave of recognition for her abstract expressionist paintings and “sculptural paintings,” mixed-media artist Claudia “Aziza” Gibson-Hunter, who will discuss how Black Artists of DC is supporting and mentoring local Black artists, and Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum Senior Curator Samir Meghelli, who will preview the museum’s upcoming exhibit, “A Bold and Beautiful Vision: A Century of Black Arts Education in Washington, DC, 1900-2000.”

Event Details

Host: HumanitiesDC
Date: November 9, 2023 • 7pm
Location: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW 20001
Event fee: Free
Registration Event link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/728847521557?aff=oddtdtcreator 

For More Information

Contact: Jimmy Watkins
Website: humanitiesdc.org
Email: info@dcdoxfest.com
Phone: 202.770.3077 Ext. 806

Details

Date:
November 9, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
humanitiesdc.org

Organizer

Jimmy Watkins, Public Programs Coordinator
Phone
202.770.3077
Email
jwatkins@humanitiesdc.org
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Venue

Busboys and Poets 450 K St NW
450 K St NW
Washington, DC, DC 20001 United States
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