ART + ISSUES: A COMMUNITY ON THE WAY TO HEAVEN

Join us tonight as Charles Neal, retired minister of First Centenary United Methodist Church, explores the idea of community through a painting by John Biggers in our current exhibition “African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond.”  Just as this piece represents community coming together as one, it also explores the traumas of living with one another in community. With this as a focus, we will explore the idea that we are all bound together in eternal love – the same eternal love shared for all.  Free to all in the community. This is presented in partnership with The AIGA.

John Biggers, Shotgun, Third Ward #1, 1966, tempera and oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian Institution