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Harvard Art Museums Name Makeda Best Curator of Photography

Harvard Art Museums Name Makeda Best Curator of Photography

THE HARVARD ART MUSEUMS are welcoming back an alum. Makeda Best, who earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University in the Department of History of Art and Architecture, has been tapped to serve as the new curator of photography at Harvard Art Museums. Previously, she was an assistant professor in visual studies at the...
61 Photos of Sea Island Slave Descendants Donated to Smithsonian

61 Photos of Sea Island Slave Descendants Donated to Smithsonian

  BANK OF AMERICA dontated 61 photos of a small community of slave descendants living on a South Carolina sea island to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) this week. According to an AP report published in the Washington Post, the photographs by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe were taken between 1977 and...