14 Wharfside StreetCharleston, SC 29401
Museum open 10am to 5pm (last entry 4:00 PM) Tuesday-Sunday. Closed Monday.
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14 Wharfside Street — Charleston, SC 29401
January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ming Smith: Feeling the Future explores artist Ming Smith’s unparalleled and under-recognized career from the early 1970s through the present, and is Smith’s first solo exhibition at a major institution. The exhibition encompasses a multitude of artistic expressions to represent Smith’s vibrant and multi-layered practice, which is grounded in portraiture, and amplifies the heartbeat of Black life in the United States.
Drawn from the full complexity of Smith’s oeuvre, Feeling the Future places works from the artist’s five-decades of creation in conversation with one another, and the cultural movements she witnessed and participated in.
Exploring themes such as Afrofuturism, Black cultural expression, representation and social examination, the exhibition offers a guided tour into unperceived moments of life as captured by one of the most profoundly gifted artists of her generation.
Join us on January 30 as we celebrate the opening of Ming Smith: Feeling The Future for an opportunity to meet Ming Smith and tour the exhibition. There will be short remarks from Ming Smith and IAAM’s Curator starting promptly at 7PM, with open touring following until 9PM.