Celebrating 30 years of Black Art Excellence

For the Culture, By the Culture 30th Anniversary Museum Exhibit

For the Culture, By the Culture: 30 Years of Black Art, Activism, and Achievement

May 25 – September 25, 2022

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 19

Morris Museum

6 Normandy Heights Road

Morristown, NJ 07960

For the Culture, By the Culture brings together prior ATA featured artists in a group retrospective that spans 30 years and features established local and national Black artists. There will be an Opening Reception on Thursday, May 19.  

For the Culture, By the Culture will include ATA artists, masters of their craft, who have contributed to Black culture by creating impactful works for decades. Some have received national recognition like Bisa Butler, Jerry Gant, and Faith Ringgold. Many of the artists began their careers with ATA and through the organization, they received significant exposure that helped launch their artistic careers.  

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Artwork Credit: Bisa Butler, Basquiat, 2015, Mixed media; Elizabeth Catlett (1915–2012), Seated Mother and Child, 2011, Bronze; David Driskell (1931–2020), Woman in Interior, 2008, Silkscreen. Photographs by Elizabeth Catlett & the Morris Museum.