Day: January 30, 2021

Virtual Black History Month events will showcase the arts, history and a trivia contest

Black History Month in South Florida will showcase a rich tapestry of virtual events, woven through the arts, history, food, education and a bit of fun.

Here is a sampling of the multitude of events:

All of February

Africa Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: A dialogue between African artists born on the continent and those living in the diaspora. All works on view draw from the William Karg Collection of African Art; through Feb. 28; Opa-locka Community Development Corp. 490 Opa Locka Blvd, Ste. 20, Opa-locka. View the exhibition at www.artinopalocka.org. For information, call 305-967-4233. Events include:

“What is Contemporary African Art?” features artists Laurence Lemaoana (South Africa) and Georgina Maxim (Zimbabwe/Germany) and curator/art historian Tumelo Mosaka (South Africa/NYC). View virtual artists’ talk at: https://artinopalocka.org/fb-live-talk-artist-and-curator/

“Agency, Subjectivity, and Space in Modern/Contemporary African Art,” features artist and art historian Thembinkosi Goniwe (South Africa). View virtual lecture at: https://artinopalocka.org/thembinkosi-goniwe-leads-a-lecture-on-modern-art/

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