Silhouettes: Image and Word in the Harlem Renaissance”

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Don’t miss this captivating exhibition at The Wolfsonian–FIU!  “Silhouettes: Image and Word in the Harlem Renaissance” delves into a pivotal era of artistic expression (November 17, 2023 – June 23, 2024).

Journey through the vibrant world of the Harlem Renaissance:

  • Redefining Black Identity: Witness how artists and writers collaborated on illustrated books, challenging negative stereotypes and celebrating the strength and beauty of Black life.
  • A Powerful Legacy: Explore the enduring impact of the Harlem Renaissance on American art and culture.
  • A Celebration of Black Excellence: Discover the groundbreaking works of visual artists and writers who reshaped the narrative of African Americans.

Curated Expertise:

  • Visionary Curator: Christopher Norwood, founder of Hampton Art Lovers, curates this insightful exhibition.
  • Academic Collaboration: Professor Shawn Christian of Florida International University lends his expertise.

Exhibition Highlights:

  • Illustrated Books: Explore a unique collection of illustrated books that served as powerful tools for social commentary and cultural expression.
  • Visual Artworks: Immerse yourself in paintings, sculptures, and prints that capture the essence of the Harlem Renaissance.
  • Interactive Displays: Engage with interactive elements that deepen your understanding of this transformative movement.

Plan Your Visit:

  • Location: The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
  • Dates: Now through June 23, 2024
  • Admission: Information on ticket prices and purchasing can likely be found on The Wolfsonian–FIU website (
  • Website: Visit The Wolfsonian–FIU website for more details and upcoming events related to the exhibition.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a powerful chapter in African American history and artistic expression!

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