Black History Month Exhibit

Black History Month Exhibit

Event information

February 01, 8:00 AM – February 26, 4:30 PM

Presented By: Bicknell Family Center for the Arts and Black Student Association

Location: Bicknell Center for the Arts

Address: 1711 S. Homer, Pittsburg, KS

Event details

Students, faculty, staff, and the public are invited to view a special exhibit in the gallery at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, 1711 S. Homer, on display from Feb. 1 through Feb. 26. The exhibit, called “A Series of Artistic Inspiration,” is in partnership with the Black Student Association and features photos from PSU’s rich history that have been enlarged, printed, and framed.
Thanks to a grant from the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, those who stop by to view the exhibit will be able to also draw or paint a work of their own in the gallery using easels and supplies provided.
“They can create their piece by replicating the inspiration piece in their own interpretation or can create a work based on how one of the photos on display makes them feel,” said Shawna Witherspoon, curator.
Attendees will be encouraged to leave their piece for display; those works will then be matted and displayed in the gallery alongside the inspiration piece. An open gallery event is planned for March to allow the public to return to see those works.
The gallery is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and by appointment by calling 620-235-6130

Contact information

Shawna Witherspoon