James E. Lewis Museum of Art

James E. Lewis Museum of Art JELMA's amazing collection includes traditional African artifacts, 20th-C. abstraction, and Japanese and European masterworks. Diverse collection of Fine Art and Historic Artifacts

You're in for a treat with our February 2 exhibition: Paul Henderson: Photographing Morgan http://jelmamuseum.org/hender...
01/15/2016
Henderson

You're in for a treat with our February 2 exhibition: Paul Henderson: Photographing Morgan http://jelmamuseum.org/henderson.html
(1947 – 1955)

In collaboration with the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS), the James E. Lewis Museum of Art displays photographs by Paul Henderson, an exceptional Baltimore photojournalist.

12/11/2015

SHOW EXTENDED to Dec. 18th!!!
Promenades and Reveries: The Art of Laurence Hurst
September 29, 2015 – December 18, 2015
you still have another week to see this great exhibition.
don't miss it!

10/28/2015

Brown Bag Lecture - Dr. Robert Mintz

October 29, 2015 11:00AM – 12:00PM

In this talk, Dr. Mints explores the collections of East and Southeast Asian art that were brought together by William T. and his son Henry Walters Beginning in the 1860s and continuing through the 1920s.

Read about Laurence Hurst for his upcoming show:Promenades and Reveries: The Art of Laurence HurstSeptember 29, 2015 – D...
09/25/2015
laurencehurst

Read about Laurence Hurst for his upcoming show:
Promenades and Reveries: The Art of Laurence Hurst
September 29, 2015 – December 8, 2015
Opening reception Sunday, October 4, 2015 4:30PM

http://jelmamuseum.org/laurencehurst.html

Laurence Hurst was born in Suffolk, Virginia and grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Gilman School then the Maryland Institute College of Art, and Anne Arundel Community College. Hurst received museum training at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. He has been painting and drawin…

04/29/2015

Dont miss- the reception is this Thursday!
Student Art Show
April 28, 2015 – May 23, 2015
Opening reception: Thursday April 30, 2015
6:30PM – 8:30PM

Thursday, March 12th 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Women’s Convocation Panel "Women in the Diaspora”: A Cultural Perspective Modera...
03/11/2015
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Thursday, March 12th 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Women’s Convocation Panel "Women in the Diaspora”: A Cultural Perspective Moderator: Marta Pola Panelists: Januwa Moja, Caridad Nussa-Morales, Navasha Daya, and Dr. Leslie King-Hammond, Turpin Lamb Theatre – Murphy Fine Arts Center In this engaging panel, internationally acclaimed women artists, scholars, film director, and cultural anthropologist will share their perspectives on questions of African diasporic culture and identity. Marta Pola (moderator), Gloria Rolando, Caridad Nussa-Morales, Dr. Leslie King-Hammond, Navasha Daya, Januwa Moja. http://jelmamuseum.org/programs.html

In this engaging panel, internationally acclaimed women artists, scholars, film director, and cultural anthropologist will share their perspectives on questions of African diasporic culture and identity.

Saturday, Feb. 28th 2:00 PM -6:00 PM Cuban Film Festival: Featuring (3) Films: Afro Cuba: YESTERDAY AND TODAY, 2008 With...
02/26/2015
JELMA

Saturday, Feb. 28th 2:00 PM -6:00 PM Cuban Film Festival: Featuring (3) Films:
Afro Cuba: YESTERDAY AND TODAY, 2008
With or Without Fidel, 2007
WHEN THE SPIRIT DANCE MAMBO, 2002 http://www.jelmamuseum.org/programs.html
Suggested donation $5
This film festival is a part of the “Living” Exhibition wherein the art works of Januwa Moja and Uzikee Nelson are featured, at Morgan State University, James E. Lewis Museum of Art. It will be very informative and thought provoking. Dr. Koko Selassie, Moderator Murphy Fine Arts Center James E. Lewis Museum of Art 1700 E. Cold Spring Lane Baltimore, MD 21251 (443) 885-3306 (office

This exhibition will feature works by artist couple: Januwa Moja, wearable art designer and fashion icon, and her husband, globally renowned sculptor Uzikee Nelson.

11/27/2014

Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

11/07/2014

Come to our WORKSHOP!
Youth Art Institute
Create Collages
Ed Towles
Saturday November 15, 2014
10:00AM to 12 Noon

10/23/2014

Ed Towles' Brown Bag series has been rescheduled! There will be no talk this Thursday.

10/21/2014

So many great things are happening right now! check out our site for more info! we have our Brown Bag series with Ed Towles this Thursday!
Brown Bag Lecture by Ed Towles
Thursday October 23rd, 2014
11AM- 12PM

10/17/2014

If you missed the reception last night- fear not!! The exhibition goes on until December! but don't miss the workshops and talks!
such as:
Low-Tech Printmaking
Fundraiser / Ed Towles / Cost $25.00
Friday October 24, 2014
6:00PM to 9:30PM

09/15/2014

If you haven't had a chance to see Kine Aw's fabulous work- you still have time! 2 days left! ends on Sept. 17th. don't miss it!

06/20/2014

We are so excited to bring you these Gallery Talks with Kine Aw!
GALLERY TALK and TOUR
Kine AW: Contemporary Perspectives
THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 12:00 – 1:00PM
The artist will discuss her art with students and will lead a tour of her exhibition.

AESTHETICS AND FEMINISM IN THE ART OF KINE AW
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 7:00 – 8:00PM
Join artist Kine Aw in a lively discussion with museum curator Dr. Diala Toure and Dr. Annika Simpson, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Coordinator of Women’s and Gender Studies. Their talk promises to be a wide-ranging discussion of cultural identity, aesthetics, feminism at the core of Ms. Aw’s art.

OFF-SITE LECTURE
ART AND IDENTITY OR ART AND IDENTITIES? CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES FROM THE AFRICAN ARTIST KINE AW
Driskell Center, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND COLLEGE PARK
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 5:30 – 7:00PM
Ms. Kine Aw will lecture on her identity as an African artist living between 2 continents and on the connection between tradition and modernity as a recurrent theme in her work.

06/20/2014

Don't miss these workshops!

PAINTING LIKE KINE AW
Painting Workshop
FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1:00PM – 4:00PM
Youth Art Institute participants will have the opportunity to discuss the art of the artist and to paint in her manner.

PAINTING WORKSHOP
FRIDAY, JULY 11, 7:00 – 9:00PM
Join globally acclaimed artist Kine AW for an exciting evening of art making as she helps us support the Youth Art Institute Saturday programing. Experiment Kine’s techniques and style.
$50.00 (tax deductible)

04/24/2014

Join us for a talk this Saturday!
Legends and Legacy Talk: "Fond Memories" by Robert Houston, photographer

Saturday April 25- 4:00pm -5:30pm

Mr. Houston will share some dear memories about the events and personalities he photographed for more than 50 years. He will share photographs and discuss the people who influenced him and those whom he influenced throughout his exceptional career.

All welcomed

Light refreshments served

03/10/2014

Join us for our Brown Bag Series! Wednesday 03/19 – 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Dr. John Murungi, Philosophy Department, Towson University

Our Arts: Tracings of Harlem Renaissance

Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance and its importance in African American visual arts and literary arts. Is the Harlem Renaissance a relic of the past that is exclusively a subject matter for historians or is it still a vital force that ought to animate us?

02/05/2014

The next Collectors' Circle meeting is scheduled on Saturday, February 8th from 2:30PM until 4:30PM.

It will immediately be followed by an opening reception for our new exhibition "African American Master Artists from the James E. Lewis Museum Collection". There will also be an opening reception for " Sting Theory", the work of fiber artist Diana Spencer at the WEAA Art Gallery, 4-8 pm. We hope you can attend both exhibits.

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2201 Argonne Dr
Baltimore, MD
21251

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 11:00 - 16:00
Sunday 12:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(443) 885-3030

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