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Celebrate Black History Month 2021 in Flint with art exhibits, movies and virtual events

FLINT, MI — Celebrating Black History Month may look and feel a lot different this year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

But there are still ways you can celebrate the culture in Flint.

Here are the events planned throughout February to honor and celebrate Black history:

-Genesee District Library

20th Anniversary Black History Celebration

The Genesee District Library and ABC12 have partnered for a virtual 20th Anniversary Black History Celebration set to air 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11.

The 60-minute segment can be watched here.

The show will include music from the a cappella group, Linkin’ Bridge, who performed at the brunch in 2018 and were finalists in season 11 of the NBC reality competition show “America’s Got Talent.”

Voices of Service, finalists in season 14 of “America’s Got Talent” will also perform, and Dr. Traci Currie, who presented at the 2016 Brunch, will share a powerful poem.

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Virtual access to over 1.2m objects in the V&A

This week, the V&A has responded to the needs of art and culture in a digital age, and uploaded more than 1.2 million of its fascinating objects for online consumption.

The new Explore the Collections platform provides a revolutionary new way to interact with the museum’s treasure trove of exhibits. Wherever you are in the world, you will be able to search, view and learn more about the artefacts and artworks on display. It is all part of the museum’s dedication to broadening access to national collections, even with the pandemic closing its doors.

the three graces marble front view with first base plinth only
by antonio canova 1757   1822 
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The Three Graces by Antonio Canova 1757-1822. V&A London.

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Explore the Collections is the inaugural project of its kind for the museum. It brings together data, stories, images and content about the collection and fully integrates the user’s experience, telling stories of each piece and its context and recommending curated journeys through the archives.

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February’s virtual First Friday Art Trail in Lubbock promises variety of art, music



logo: This piece, by Dario Buscheli of Houston, is part of the exhibit in the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts' John F. Lott Gallery. The current body of work by artist Bucheli "gives material form through the medium of painting by looking at photographic documentation of paintings on the internet."


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This piece, by Dario Buscheli of Houston, is part of the exhibit in the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts’ John F. Lott Gallery. The current body of work by artist Bucheli “gives material form through the medium of painting by looking at photographic documentation of paintings on the internet.”

February’s First Friday Art Trail is scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 5 and will be virtual on Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Art’s social media and Texas Tech Public Media’s YouTube Channel at https://tv.kttz.org/virtual

First Friday Art Trail is a free, self-guided public art event. Featuring a variety of art centers, museums, galleries and businesses, First Friday Art Trail offers an ever-changing array of art exhibits in all media. In-person First Friday Art Trails are canceled until further notice due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Anyone can participate virtually by emailing [email protected] or by posting

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Arts & Culture: Grayson gallery goes virtual for latest exhibit – The Tribune

Grayson Gallery and Art Center has pivoted during the pandemic to work around health issues and rules for gathering by offering virtual exhibits via photos of original artwork from local makers. As part of the monthly Grayson F!nal Fr!days Art Walk, the gallery will present the virtual exhibit at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29.

They are currently looking for participation from even more artists. Anyone who contributes that utilizes social media will be added as a ‘contributor’ to the photo album, which can be found on their Facebook page, so creators will have even more input, such as adding pricing of work.

Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces for the exhibit. The gallery is specifically interested in what artists have created over the past year, especially since the COVID-19 crisis escalated, or older work that represents the effects of the pandemic.

To submit, email Dan Click at

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