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Opening Reception: The View from Within

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Art & History Museums – Maitland

Celebrate the opening of this new exhibition with music by DJ Nigel John, delicious food for purchase from My V Spot, and the artists on our beautiful National Historic Landmark campus!

Admission, to this event is FREE! However, donations of any size are gratefully accepted with your order or at the event, in order to support our many free community programs! Get your free tickets here>>

About the exhibition: When one speaks of a view, they are speaking about a unique vantage point or perspective. The View from Within provides a rare opportunity to do just that, enabling the viewer to look within the lives of two emerging artists, Trinidadian artist Nneka Jones, and African American artist Shannon Elyse, into the fullness of their thoughts, motivations, and meditations on their artistic practice. This exhibition is a partnership between A&H and the Tampa (FL) Chapter of The Links, Inc., an international service organization established in 1946 that consists of more than 17,000 professional women of African descent. Both the artists and the works for this exhibition were selected by members of Tampa Chapter of The Links, Inc.

Art and photographs by the artists: Twilight by Shannon Elyse