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Celebrating Heritage: Selections from the Hazel & John Biggers Collection

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  • Overview

    As part of the Fine Arts Series and FSU Sesquicentennial Celebration, the Rosenthal Gallery will present an exhibition of artworks from the John and Hazel H. Biggers Estate, entitled Celebrating Heritage: Selections from the Hazel and John Biggers Collection. It will feature over 35 works from leading African American artists of the last century. Highlighted in the selection will be works from John Biggers, Elizabeth Catlett, Hale Woodruff, Walter Williams, Charles White, James Van Derzee, Paul Goodnight and others. The exhibition is an excellent survey of Black creativity from 1930 to 1999.

    An opening reception will be held on MLK Day, January 15th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Family members of John Biggers will speak at 2:00 p.m. The exhibit will then remain on display through February 25, 2018.

    Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.