Before the Spirits Are Swept Away: African American Historic Site Paintings by Sherry Z. Sanabria

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    This exhibition features over 20 paintings, including large scale works, of former slave dwellings that dot the landscape across the region and state by artist Sherry Z. Sanabria (1937-2014) who worked in the D.C. metro area since 1975. The poignant yet beautiful works are accompanied by panels that highlight Alexandria’s local slavery to  freedom story. 

  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until May 27, 2017
  • Recurrence:
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Phone:
  • (703) 746-4356
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  • Times:
  • From: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Price:
  • Free; $2 suggested donation
  • Details

    This exhibition features over 20 paintings, including large scale works, of former slave dwellings that dot the landscape across the region and state by artist Sherry Z. Sanabria (1937-2014) who worked in the D.C. metro area since 1975. The poignant yet beautiful works are accompanied by panels that highlight Alexandria’s local slavery to  freedom story. 

Before the Spirits Are Swept Away: African American Historic Site Paintings by Sherry Z. Sanabria
  • May 24, 2017 to May 27, 2017
  • Alexandria Black History Museum
  • Free; $2 suggested donation
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday