By: Emily Zachry
If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Black History Month, the Art Village Gallery is making it easy. This downtown art exhibition will feature contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora. Namely, the exhibition will feature the creative works of four artists, including Nigerian-born artists, Adéwálé Adénlé, Norbert Okpu and Houston-based Robert Pruitt and Trinidadian-born, Los Angeles based Mile Regis.
What happens when civil rights and art collide? Art Village Gallery's ground-breaking Beyond the Balcony MLK50 tribute exhibition answers the call--"Where do we go from here?" this Friday, March 30, from 6:30-8:30, at 410 S. Main Street in the South Main Arts District.
While the world looks on as the city of Memphis commemorates the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Art Village Gallery brings its' ground-breaking Beyond the Balcony exhibition to spark dialogue about how we can live up to Dr. King's legacy, fifty years later.