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Toward an African Methodist Episcopal Aesthetic Idyll: Art and Images at Wilberforce University, 1863-1914

October 5th, 2005 @ 3:00 AM

Free

Howard University assistant professor and coordinator of art history Melanee Harvey talks with Kate Clarke Lemay, senior historian and interim director of the Portrait Gallery’s Scholarly Center, discuss the African Methodist Episcopal—the first independent Black religious denomination, and how it influenced Wilberforce University, one of the nation’s first historically Black colleges and universities.

Venue

National Portrait Gallery
8th and G Streets NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
Phone:
(202) 633-8300
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