Tuesday, May 26, 2015

More Places of Our Own by Syd Carpenter

Philadelphia aritst Syd Carpenter's sculptures, inspired by her recent trips to Georgia and South Carolina, explore the architecture of African American farms and gardens. These new steel and clay sculptures expand upon Carpenter's commemoration of the pivotal role black farmers and gardeners played in maintaining stabilizing and sustaining the African American community throughout the deadly and debilitating era of Jim Crow.

More Places of Our Own by Syd Carpenter
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African American Museum
701 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
Philadelphia aritst Syd Carpenter's sculptures, inspired by her recent trips to Georgia and South Carolina, explore the architecture of African American farms and gardens. These new steel and clay sculptures expand upon Carpenter’s commemoration of the pivotal role black farmers and gardeners played in maintaining stabilizing and sustaining the African American community throughout the deadly and debilitating era of Jim Crow.
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Nearby Venues
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  • The Arden Theater
  • Painted Bride Art Center
  • Betsy Ross House
  • Penn's Landing Great Plaza
Nearby Restaurants
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  • Chloe
  • Metropolitan Bakery
  • Lore's Espresso & Cappuccino Bar
Where:
701 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-574-0380
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