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

May 30, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

Legacy of a Giant: Reflecting on the Passing of David C. Driskell

The Driskell Center Announces Next Year's Tentative Schedule

May 30, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

A year of Events and Exhibitions Honoring the Life and Legacy of Professor David C. Driskell

Recording: Mary Schmidt Campbell on The Life and Work of Romare Bearden

May 27, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

The author and educator discusses her book “An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden”

A Requiem For Academics

April 15, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

The death toll from COVID-19 continues to grow among professors. How will universities cope?

David C. Driskell Center COVID-19 Operations

April 10, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

An update for our community

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In Memoriam, Artists, Curators, and Scholars Share Memories of David C. Driskell: He ‘Was an Agitator for African American Art’ and ‘Lit the Way in Our Lives and Careers’

April 08, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

Driskell helped build the field of African American art history and was a nexus for three generations of artists, curators, and scholars who have studied and are fortifying the discipline.

New York Times

David Driskell, 88, Pivotal Champion Of African-American Art, Dies

April 07, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, College of Arts and Humanities

An artist himself, Professor Driskell recognized the role of black artists in the broader story of American art. He died of the coronavirus.

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

April 03, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

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

Maryland Today

An Activist’s Art

January 30, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

New exhibit highlights Romare Bearden’s work seeking social change.

Canceled: Huey Copeland: Nineteenth Annual David C. Driskell Center Distinguished Lecture In The Visual Arts In Honor Of David C. Driskell

January 04, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

Announcing the Nineteenth Annual David C. Driskell Center Distinguised Lecture in the Visual Arts in Honor of David C. Driskell