Georgette Seabrooke Powell discussed her work and her life as an artist and as a community activist. After a slideshow presentation, Powell led a tour through the exhibition 'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell.' The exhibition tour was followed by a reception where Powell was presented with an award for over sixty years of outstanding contributions to the arts by the Women's Caucus for Art. The event was held on March 4, 1995.
Presentation and exhibition tour. Related to exhibition 'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell.' Dated 19950304.
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'Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell' was a retrospective exhibition featuring works by post-Harlem Renaissance artist Georgette Powell. The exhibition was held at the Anacostia Museum from March 4, 1995 - May 28, 1995.
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Printed materials issued by the senior citizen advocacy group, the Gray Panthers. including press releases, meeting minutes, newsletters, flyers, brochures, and other papers.
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The Gray Panthers, an activist group supporting the rights of senior citizens, was founded in 1970 by Maggie Kuhn and several others. The original name of the group was "Consultation of Older and Younger Adults for Social Change.". It was nicknamed Gray Panthers, a name that the group later officially adopted.
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