August 31st -Sept 3, 2023
Celebrating Another Year of Amazing Art by Black American Artist
The Beauty Of Blackness Fine Art Show
A premier indoor fine art show located inside the beautiful Fort Collins Foothills Mall. We focus on collectors and lover of art by bring the finest in original Black and African American artist art work to Northern Colorado. All original all the time.
Aug. 31- Sept. 3, 2023
Artist Reception, Friday Sept 1, 6:00pm -9:00pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10am-6pm Sunday 11am-5pm
Artist Saturday Fashion Show Sept 2, @ 1:00pm
Streaming September 1-3, 2023 from 3-6pm daily
On all major social media platforms
Special Guest Kevin John Goff
We are proud and excited to have Kevin John Goff, the great-grand nephew of Hattie McDaniel, as our special guest at this year’s show.
Come meet Kevin in person Sunday, Sept 3rd at 12:00 noon to hear about his special project and the legacy of Hattie McDaniel and the impact she has had on African American culture.
You can also join us Thusday August 31st for a special live stream with Kevin, at both events, Kevin will be discussing The film he will be working on with the non-profit, the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame (CWHF), the film is about his great-grandaunt, Hattie McDaniel. He will be interviewed for the film and will also serve as one of the producers. The CWHF films are 26:40 in length and submitted to PBS each year for Emmy consideration.
Any individual or company donating at least $1000 will receive their name in the film's credits. Of course, any amount donated will be wonderful! More information about the CWHF and how to make a donation to the Hattie McDaniel Film Project can be viewed at the botton below. We look forward to seeing you at the event
Make sure to add it is for the
Hattie McDaneil film in the donation comments
Live Silent Auction
Friday Sept 1, night starting at 5:30
Come win the bid for the amazingly hand crafted backpack by the young Creative Ms Natalie creator of Gigi and me designes. Along with other items donated by a few of ouramazing artist.
GiGi and Me is the artistic duo of grandmother and granddaughter has been creating stunning works of art . Their collaboration began when the granddaughter, who was then a young aspiring artist, asked her grandmother, who had a lifelong passion for creating to teach her some techniques. They soon discovered that they had a unique chemistry and a shared vision, and decided to work together on various projects. Their art ranges using different media such as. They have exhibited their work in several and have received acclaim for their originality and talent. They are an inspiration to many other artists, especially women and intergenerational families, who admire their bond and their creativity.
Proceeds from the auction benefits the Hattie Mcdaniel's Documentary
New This Year
Artist Fashion Show
Saturday Sept. 2, 12:00 -2:00pm
Efilaf Art Department
If you are and artist and would like to see your designs on our catwalk
click the link and apply.
Our artist fashion show is an exciting event featuring the work of our talented artist designs on clothing. Guests will be able to explore the creative designs and unique styles of each artist and purchase pieces from the runway in our art clothing boutique. There will be live music, drinks, and appetizers available throughout the event. Don't miss your chance to be a part of this one-of-a-kind experience! Be sure to join us for a night of fashion, music, and art.
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The Beauty Of Blackness Fine Art Show
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