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University of Maryland David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora Home

Legacy of a Giant

A reflection on the life of David C. Driskell by Curlee R. Holton, the Driskell Center's Director.

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The Driskell Center announces next year's tentative schedule

A year of exhibitions and events is planned to highlight the life and legacy of David C. Driskell.

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An American Odyssey

Watch Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell's March 3rd 2020 presentation on the Life and Work of Romare Bearden.

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An update for our community

David C. Driskell Center COVID-19 Operations

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David C. Driskell, African American Art Pioneer, Dies at 88

Distinguished University Professor revolutionized the field of African American art through his scholarship, innovation and humanity.

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Established in 2001, the David C. Driskell Center provides an intellectual home for artists, museum professionals, art administrators and scholars who are interested in broadening the field of African diasporic studies.

The Driskell Center is committed to preserving the rich heritage of African American visual art and culture.