Alma Thomas

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Composing Color: Paintings by Alma Thomas" explores the life of this groundbreaking artist and educator. On view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum from September 15, 2023 – June 2, 2024, the…

Founded in 1879, the Art Institute of Chicago is one of the world’s largest and oldest art…

In the spirit of the English poet Alexander Pope, art, like hope, springs eternal. Many artists have recognized the uplifting power of spring, particularly in times of societal upheaval. These ten…
African American artists have contributed to this nation’s cultural landscape throughout its history. From colonial to modern times, realistic portraiture to striking abstractions, here we highlight …

Why should Alma Thomas be your new favorite artist? Well, after teaching art in Washington, D.C. for 35 years at Shaw Junior High School, Alma Thomas created a new style of painting. Her vibrant…

In the spirit of the English poet Alexander Pope, art, like hope, springs eternal. And this year the vernal equinox, signaling the onset of spring, our most hopeful season, occurred on March 19th…