David C. Driskell Center
Thursday, February 22nd, 2018


Please join us for our current exhibition,

Portraits of Who We Are.


More details here !


Image Credit:
Barkley L. Hendricks (1945–2017)
Self-Portrait with Black Hat, 1980 and 2013
Digital C-Print, 27.75” x 18.75”
Loan and image courtesy of Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
© Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks. Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Driskell Center Awarded Presitgious Grant from IMLS

The David C. Driskell Center is pleased to announce that it was awarded a grant totaling $144,450 from the Institute for Museum and Library Services through its Museum Grants for African American History and Culture program! The two-year grant will provide support for the “Driskell Center Digitization Project,” which will preserve, reformat, digitize, and increase access to the Driskell Center's 1,550-object art collection and parts of its archives collections, particularly the David C. Driskell Papers, including 150 audio tapes, 90 visual reels, 1,500 photographs, and 3,500 slides, among other unique resources. For more information, click the link above!

Driskell Center Announces the Opening of the Faith Ringgold Study Room


The Driskell Center is pleased to announce the opening of its newest study room, which houses archival material donated by Faith Ringgold pertaining to her life and career. Click the link above for more information!