• Friday, November 7, 2014 - 5:30pm

    Opening Reception
    Friday, November 7, 2014
    5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    The Black Art In America™ (BAIA) Contemporary and Fine Art Show brings BAIA member art and arts discussions to the Greater Kansas City area. The show features master and contemporary works by such artists as John Biggers, Louis Delsarte, Najee Dorsey, Frank Frazier, Cora Marshall, Charly Palmer, Deborah Shedrick, and Charlotte Riley Webb.

    Black Art In America™ is also partnering with the David C. DriskeIl Center to include in this exhibit a group of limited edition prints from the David C. Driskell Print Series comprised of work by prominent African American artists in support of the Center's efforts to cultivate the next generation of artists of color.

    This event marks the premiere of The Black Archives of Mid-America's "The Soul of Art" Pop-Up Gallery Series.

    BAMA presents "The Soul of Art" Pop Up Gallery Series
    This wonderful event launches the inception of the arts as a part of our new programming at the Black Archives of Mid America. Partnering with BAIA for our premier allows Kansas City access to some of the most exciting works by African American artists in the country. The intent is to promote contributions of the African American arts community as well as cultivate education to audiences through exhibition and discussion. This event is free to the public. Come out and support this special event!

  • Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am

    Artwork on display and available for purchase 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    10:30 a.m. - State Of The Arts
    Join a public conversation about the state of the art world (where do you fit in?) and learn how to use the BAIA online network.
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    1:30 p.m. - The New Outsider Is In
    A discussion about how the arts market shifts in favor of the 'new outsider.' Who will be instrumental in creating new works and what do you need to know about creating and collecting African-American art today?
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    BAMA presents "The Soul of Art" Pop Up Gallery Series
    This wonderful event launches the inception of the arts as a part of our new programming at the Black Archives of Mid America. Partnering with BAIA for our premier allows Kansas City access to some of the most exciting works by African American artists in the country. The intent is to promote contributions of the African American arts community as well as cultivate education to audiences through exhibition and discussion. This event is free to the public. Come out and support this special event!

  • Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 1:00pm

    Exhibit on Display
    1 - 4 p.m.

    The Black Art In America™ (BAIA) Contemporary and Fine Art Show brings BAIA member art and arts discussions to the Greater Kansas City area. The show features master and contemporary works by such artists as John Biggers, Louis Delsarte, Najee Dorsey, Frank Frazier, Cora Marshall, Charly Palmer, Deborah Shedrick, and Charlotte Riley Webb.

    Black Art In America™ is also partnering with the David C. DriskeIl Center to include in this exhibit a group of limited edition prints from the David C. Driskell Print Series comprised of work by prominent African American artists in support of the Center's efforts to cultivate the next generation of artists of color.

    This event marks the premiere of The Black Archives of Mid-America's "The Soul of Art" Pop-Up Gallery Series.

    BAMA presents "The Soul of Art" Pop Up Gallery Series
    This wonderful event launches the inception of the arts as a part of our new programming at the Black Archives of Mid America. Partnering with BAIA for our premier allows Kansas City access to some of the most exciting works by African American artists in the country. The intent is to promote contributions of the African American arts community as well as cultivate education to audiences through exhibition and discussion. This event is free to the public. Come out and support this special event!