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‘In the Library: The Evans-Tibbs Archive of African American Art’

Recurring every week day, Now - April 12, 2019
From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr. was a proud DC resident and an art appraiser, collector, broker and dealer, and this National Gallery of Art exhibit honors his life and tremendous contributions. Tibbs grew up immersed in art and was an advocate and preserver of African American works, showcasing exhibits in the District and making a large donation to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, which is now a vital component of the Gallery’s holdings by African American artists. In this display, you’ll see exhibition pamphlets, correspondence, records, photographs and other artifacts that document Tibbs and his family.

Photo: Thurlow Evans Tibbs Jr., National Gallery of Art Library. The Evans-Tibbs Collection, Gift of Thurlow Evans Tibbs Jr.

Event Location

National Gallery of Art
4th St. & Constitution Ave. NW,
Washington, DC 20565

Admission: Free!


Posted by: National Gallery of Art