In Honor of President Barack Obama: Aminah Robinson's The Presidential Suite

9/9/16 - 10/9/16

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Hammond Harkins Galleries

641 N High St., Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 238-3000

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In Honor of President Barack Obama: Aminah Robinson's 'The Presidential Suite' September 9 through October 9, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, September 9, 5:00 - 8:00 pm When Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States and our first African-American President, Aminah immediately started a body of work to commemorate this historic event. Hammond Harkins Galleries, in collaboration with the Columbus Museum of Art, is proud to present Aminah's The Presidential Suite, on view for the first time. Included are works on paper, multi-panel rag paintings, and a monumental twenty-seven-foot-long RagGonNon -which will be on display at Hammond Harkins Galleries in The Short North. A portion of The Presidential Suite will be on view at the Columbus Museum of Art starting September 9, 2016. Please stop by both the Columbus Museum of Art and Hammond Harkins Galleries to experience the breadth of Aminah's late opus created in honor of President Barack Obama. Special Event at Hammond Harkins Galleries: Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 pm Carole Genshaft, Curator-at-Large at the Columbus Museum of Art, will speak about Aminah and the significance of The Presidential Suite. Special Event at Columbus Museum of Art, sponsored in part by Hammond Harkins Galleries: Thursday, October 27 at 7:00 pm - The Obama Years: A Conversation with former Mayor Michael B. Coleman. For more information, visit columbusmuseum.org and click on Events & Programs. Hammond Harkins Galleries 641 North High Street Columbus, Ohio 43215 614 238-3000 http://hammondharkins.com