Exhibition & Conference
September 8 - December 2, 2007 Spencer Museum of Art
The University of Kansas
Aaron Douglas:
African American Modernist
Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist Home Page Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist Exhibition 'Aaron Douglas and the Arts of the Harlem Renaissance' interdisciplinary conference - September 28-29, 2007 Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist

Special Events

Exhibition Opening Festivities – September 28, 2007

Music, hors d’oeuvres, and cocktails
Time: 5:30-9 PM
Location Spencer Museum of Art
Keynote Address: Richard J. Powell, Duke University
"Paint that Thing! Aaron Douglas and the Harlem Renaissance Call to Modernism"
Time: 7 PM
Location Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium
Celebratory Banquet
Time: 8:30 PM
Location Kansas Room of the Kansas Union
Fee: Reservations required; $50 per person
RSVP: By September 24 to 785.864.4710 or fam@ku.edu
Free Valet Parking

Community Mural Dedication

Join us for the unveiling and dedication of the community mural that is being created in honor of Aaron Douglas. There will be special live performances and lemonade.
Date: September 26
Time: 3 PM
Location: Northeast side of 9th and New Hampshire Streets
Lawrence, Kansas (Map)

Family Day

Enjoy hands-on activities for the whole family
Date: October 14, 2007
Time: 1-3 PM
Location: Spencer Museum of Art

KU Student Night

The Spencer Museum of Art Student Advisory Board hosts this evening event. Join us for activities, music, food inspired by the Harlem Renaissance.
Date: Thursday, November 8, 2007
Time: 6-8 PM
Location: Spencer Museum of Art Central Court

Art Park Fair in Topeka

The Aaron Douglas Art Fair Committee of the Topeka Turnaround Team will host the second annual Aaron Douglas Art Fair on September 8th, 2007. The theme of the Aaron Douglas Art Fair is "A Celebration of Community". This event will be free to the public and will include art, children's activities, affordable food, and music.
Date: September 8, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 4:00
Location: Aaron Douglas Art Park – Map
Between Lane and Washburn on 12th Street in Topeka, KS
Fee: Free and open to the public