The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library’s Morris Gallery will exhibit the works of several accomplished Low Country African American artists to commemorate the Jamestown, S.C. settlement of freed slaves. The opening reception for the exhibit is 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Admission to the reception is free and light refreshments will be served. The exhibit will run through August 29th.
Featured artists include Arianne King Comer, Caroline Lamkin, Alvin B. Glen, and Georgette Wright Sanders. The exhibit is part of the “Celebrate Jamestown” events this summer, which also include separate poetry and spoken work events depicting the culture and traditions of African-Americans that will take place at the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library on July 16 and August 27 from 2:30 to 5:00 PM.
The Doctor N. Lee Morris Gallery is located on the second floor of the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library in Florence and is open Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:15p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.; and Sunday, 2:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. For more information about the exhibit and related events, please visit www.florencelibrary.org.