Hidden Blackness: The Art of Edward Mitchell Bannister (1828-1901)

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Spring 2025

Curated by David Woods 

Owens Gallery, Mt. Allison University, Sackville NB 

Works, biography of New Brunswick born landscape painter Edward Mitchell Bannister (1828-1901)- the first artist of African descent to win a major art prize in North America (Centennial Exhibition Medal, Philadelphia 1876) 

 Exhibition presentation to include talks, video screenings, school tours 

Presented by Owens Gallery in partnership with Smithsonian American Art Museum, BANNS