24th African American Art Exhibition Reception & Awards Ceremony

February 2 - February 2, 2018

Please join us at this FREE event for an evening of art and celebration!

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Reception & Awards Ceremony:

The 24th Annual African American Art Exhibition

A Juried Art Show

Friday, February 2, 2018
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Actors Theatre of Louisville | 316 West Main Street

The African American Art Exhibition at Actors Theatre is one of the oldest and leading national exhibitions of its kind. Now in its 24th year, this annual exhibition celebrates African American history, culture and art, and has become a popular highlight of the region’s visual arts scene. Yearly, more than 20,000 arts patrons view the exhibit.

On February 2nd, 2018, Actors Theatre will host a reception to honor the artists who were selected to participate in this year’s exhibition. This free reception will include an awards ceremony where the artists are awarded merit prizes, including the Brown-Forman Corporation purchase award. This year’s exhibition was juried by renowned artist, Kevin Cole.

Please join us at this FREE event for an evening of music, art and celebration.


The Artists

Aukram Burton
Sandra Charles
Ronald W. Claxton
Clifford Darrett
Rex DeLoney
Bud Dorsey
Tasiir Franz
George Galbreath
Coren Knox
Jean Lewis
John “Jahni” Moore
Barbara Tyson Mosley
Rashawn Penister
Derrick Phillips, Sr.


ABOUT Exhibition Juror, Kevin Cole

Mr. Cole is the recipient of more than 21 grants, 14 fellowships and 59 awards in art and 41 teaching awards. His work has been exhibited in more than 450 exhibitions and is included in more than 1,500 public, private and corporate collections throughout the United States. More information can be found at ArtistKCole.com

For additional information, call 502.584.1265 x3145.

For Accessibility information, call the Box Office at 502-584-1205 or email boxoffice@actorstheatre.org

Actors Theater of Louisville
316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Box Office: 502.584.1205
502.371.0956 TDD

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