This issue discusses the Hampton University Museum and its collection of art. For the first time, masterworks by African American artists extensively representing every period from the early 19th century to the present, are on permanent display in a single venue. The exhibitions are spread out over eight galleries in the new Hampton University Museum.
The Building of a Dream by Richelle Payne, Countdown to Opening by Jeffrey Bruce, The Solo Artists, Vital Resources by M.J. Hewitt, Echoes of Harlem by Charles Mills, & News and Reviews by Phyllis J. Jackson, Paul Taylor, Curtia James, Ce Ce Bullard, Emma Amos, Tamara Jeffries & Leatha S. Mitchell.
Artwork by: Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Walter Ellison, Margo Humprhey, Greg Henry, David MacDonald, Skunder Boghossian, William H. Johnson, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Jacob Lawrence, Richard Barthe, Joseph Gilliard, Ron Adams, Albert Alexander Smith, Samella Lewis, Lillian Thomas Burwell, Richard Mayhew, Ernest Crichlow, Ed Clark, Al Loving, Charles Alston, Richard Hunt, Lois Mailou Jones, Nanette Carter, Malcolm Brown, Moe Brooker, Leon Hicks, Roland Charles, Jeffery, Norman Parish, Hughie Lee-Smith, Phoebe Beasley, Richmond Barthe, Shirley Woodson, Bill Sanders, Gilda Snowden, Mary Lovelace O'Neal, Artis Lane, William Pajaud, Norman Lewis, Philemona Williamson, Charles Mills, Kara Walker, Zoe Leonard, Kerry James Marshall, David Hammons, Annette Lawrence, Toyce Anderson, Eve Sandler, Renee Stout, Lyn Marshall-Linnemeier, James A. Porter, Emma Amos, Howardena Pindell, & Barbara E. Thomas.