“Clementine Hunter’s World” film, reception and "Fine Art, Folk Art" exhibit

Mar 23 2017
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Address:
Carriage House, Goodwood Museum and Gardens
1600 Miccosukee Road
Tallahassee, FL 32308
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Admission Fee:

$10

Time:

9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Categories:
Arts & Culture History & Heritage Local Community
“Clementine Hunter’s World” film, reception and "Fine Art, Folk Art" exhibit
Description:

View the documentary Clementine Hunter’s World, attend a reception and view Hunter's art in the "Fine Art, Folk Art" exhibit at Goodwood, presenting art from various perspectives in the estate's history. Self-taught Clementine Hunter (in image at upper left) painted from her perspective as a plantation worker.

The reception and  Fine Art, Folk Art exhibit open at 5 PM. The documentary viewing is at 6 PM. All in the Carriage House at Goodwood Museum and Gardens.

Ticket are $10 are include the wine and cheese reception and admission to the art exhibit. 

As the civil rights protests of the 1950s were beginning to jolt America, self-taught African American artist Clementine Hunter quietly painted a visual diary of plantation life in Melrose, Louisiana – unaware her painted images would in time become portals to remind viewers there were always two sides of the 20th century plantation fence. Documentary, 35 min., NR.

Directions:  Enter Goodwood off of Miccosukee Road or Surgeon's Drive, follow signs to Carriage House.

For more information, call 850-877-4202 or go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clementine-hunters-world-documentary-and-exhibit-viewing-reception-tickets-32671259617.

JoAnn Bixler
Phone: 850-877-4202
jabixler@goodwoodmuseum.org