There is Black Art in the Future in the News

Updated: Jul 7

We're nearing the launch of our "There is Black Art in the Future" exhibit, and people are already talking about the exhibit across Pittsburgh.

On June 16, 2021 Pittsburgh Magazine published the article "“There Is Black Art in the Future” Exhibition Opens on Juneteenth"

"Powerful images from Black women artists will adorn the windows of the Pitt Building Downtown as part of an exhibition through the International Free Expression Project..."

On June 15, 2021 the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published the article "‘As important as the Fourth of July’: Pittsburgh-area curator discusses Juneteenth art exhibit, significance of holiday."

"Juneteenth — the holiday celebrated June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States — is a day worthy of recognition worldwide, says local artist Juliandra Jones..."

We're on several event pages across the internet as well, including the Post-Gazette's, Burgh Vivant, Artsburgh, PUMP PGH and Pittsburgh Current.

Want to check it out? As it is public art, you can come by anytime and experience the art exhibited. The artists featured include Ashante Josey, Corrine Jasmin, Jameelah Platt, Janel Young, Juliandra Jones, Morgan Overton and Sasha Igwe.

The exhibit is in the windows of the Pitt Building at 21 and 23 Smithfield Street from Juneteenth until August 1, 2021.

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