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Harlem, Hollywood, Broadway: African American Legends

  • 300 Church Street
  • Huntsville, AL 35801
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This exhibition features 36 hand-selected silver gelatin and color photographs of important African American artists and performers taken by Jack Mitchell over a career spanning five decades. Mitchell died in 2013 at age 88. His first cover photograph for a major magazine was of Haitian dancers for the May 1951 issue of Color Magazine. Exhibition highlights include singer-songwriter Harry Belafonte, singer Whitney Houston (in her first photo session with a professional photographer), dance company founder Alvin Ailey, writer Toni Morrison, singer Roberta Flack, soprano Leontyne Price, hip hop group Public Enemy, singer Donna Summer, actress Cicely Tyson, and actor Ben Vereen.

 

  • January 19, 2020 - March 22, 2020
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: 300 Church Street, Huntsville, AL
  • Price: Admission charged, PASSPORT DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER
Harlem, Hollywood, Broadway: African American Legends
  • 01/19/2020 - 03/22/2020
  • Huntsville Museum of Art
  • Admission charged, PASSPORT DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday