Acclaimed ‘Kinsey Collection’ makes its Houston debut, sponsored by Wells Fargo

The Houston Museum of African American Culture was in beautiful form after its recent upgrades, just in time for the opening reception for “The Kinsey Collection” that will be on display at HMAAC through the end of October. Houston truly now has a museum of which it can be very proud. Many of Houston’s business, nonprofit, […]

Atlantans inspired by Kinsey Collection exhibit; VIP reception hosted by Wells Fargo

Ambassador Andrew Young joins Bernard and Shirley Kinsey at the Kinsey Collection VIP Reception Wells Fargo has extended the African American History Tour by bringing The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect Exhibition to the Atlanta History Center and later on this year to Houston. “It gives our […]

Acclaimed Kinsey Collection makes its Atlanta debut, sponsored by Wells Fargo

This year marks major historical milestones in America. Among them, it’s the 50th Anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, legislation which enforces the constitutional right to vote regardless of  race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. In Atlanta, on April 5, 2014, Wells Fargo is bringing “The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s papers at Museum of African American Diaspora in San Francisco

The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect offers an inspirational journey through five centuries of African American history, culture and heritage. Presented as part of MoAD’s Collector’s Series, the exhibition celebrates Bernard and Shirley Kinsey’s passion for collecting objects of extraordinary significance over the 40 years of their […]

Wells Fargo honors Emancipation Proclamation with art exhibit

Wells Fargo Launches National Art Exhibit in San Francisco Honoring The 150th Anniversary of The Emancipation Proclamation National exhibition recognizes art as a voice for history and culture Bernard Kinsey (C) accompanied by Shirley (L) and Khalil (R) greeting guests during the opening reception of the Kinsey Collection tour launch in San Francisco (Photo Credit: Rodger Allen. Courtesy […]

Influential black female writers

Zora Neale Hurston Vixens and baby mommas were not the representations of black femininity and womanhood that authors like Zora Neale Hurston, Angela Davis and Audre Lorde imagined for the future. These authors were literary pioneers who paid the price for setting their rebellious spirits free on paper. One of the great female authors to come out of the Harlem Renaissance, […]

Wells Fargo honors the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

National Art Exhibit Featuring the Renowned Kinsey Collection A celebration of American History through African American Art and Culture San Francisco – To honor the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) joins with several of the nation’s leading African American museums to host a yearlong tour of “The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard […]