African-American History Month Exhibit

On view through February 25th
2pm – 4:30pm

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street – Beacon

The Howland Cultural Center, Beacon’s premiers Arts and Entertainment venue, proudly presents the 25th Anniversary Celebration of African-American History Month. celebrating African-American Artists of the Hudson Valley, with a special tribute to Kyra Husbands. For additional information: 845.831.4988 or Celebrating African American Artists of the Hudson Valley. The work of 16 African American artists will be showcased in Beacon in celebration of Black History Month.

This year’s exhibit will be dedicated in memory of artist Michael White, who died Dec. 20, at the age of 33. The Poughkeepsie native had participated in the annual Beacon exhibit for more than a decade, according to a written release from the art center. A selection of his paintings will be part of the display.

A varied selection of artworks, along with those of White’s, will be shown by Jean Benoit, Ronald Brown, Yvette Byrd, Ramona Candy, Destiny Faulkner, Shaunda-Sekai Holloway, Kyra Sukenya Husbands, Robert E. Lewis, Corey Lightfoot, Richard Outlaw, Samantha Outlaw, Dwight Reed, Eddison Romeo, Oliver Spearman, Gina Waters and Donald Whitely.

Ongoing through February 25th

Curator: Josephine Green | Special Tribute to Kyra Husbands
Gallery Hours:  1:00pm – 5:00pm Friday – Monday except Feburary 17th & 24th
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Image by Gina Waters