Henry Ossawa Tanner via ZOOM
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is pleased to host Dr. Anna O. Marley for an illustrated talk about Henry Ossawa Tanner. Tanner was born in Pittsburg but grew up in Philadelphia In 1879, he enrolled in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and was the only African American enrolled at that time. He is known as a realistic painter and became the first African American painter to gain international acclaim.
Curator of Historical American Art, Anna O. Marley joined PAFA in March of 2009. Marley is a scholar of American art and material culture from the colonial era to 1945 and holds a B.A. in Art History from Vassar College, an M.A. in Museum Studies from the University of Southern California, and a Ph.D. from the University of Delaware. At PAFA, Marley has curated over 14 exhibitions, including the touring retrospective Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit. (2012)
Saturday, March 6, 2021, at 1:00 pm Cost: $6 – Member Cost: $5
Ticket holders received ZOOM sign-in information on Friday, March 5, and then again on Saturday, March 6 at Noon.