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In honor of Black History Month, @wcadf_library is featuring books about African American artists, art movements, and films. Check out Moonlight by Tarell Alvin McCraney. Oscar winning film about growing up poor, black and gay, mass incarceration, and drug abuse. NYtimes describes this film as a hard look at American reality and a poem written in light, music and vivid human faces.
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For the February show at Watkins’s Wedgewood-Houston gallery, the college presents new work by alumni Aaron Harper and Nick Stolle.
For the March Art Crawl and ensuing show at the WAG, alumnus Kendall Bennett exhibits work from his career in television design.
Two Watkins fine artists present their capstone work in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery. Their opening will take place on Thursday, March 8, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important and yet least known activists in American history.