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I AM SHE Imani Shanklin Roberts


“I AM SHE” by Imani Shanklin Roberts is a collection of works that explore her journey to self-discovery through her personal experiences outside of art-making and her journey to deepening her understanding of what self-discovery is.

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Mendi + Keith Obadike: Utopias


This Fall, Mendi + Keith Obadike explore the role of African-American cities and towns, much like Weeksville, founded on the principle of FUBU, for us-by us.

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From Africa to Weeksville

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Over 50 artifacts from one of the largest private collections of African art in the world is coming to Weeksville!  'From Africa to Weeksville: The Eric Edwards Collection' highlights cultural throughlines between continental Africans and the diaspora.

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In Pursuit Of Freedom Now!

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This Spring, Weeksville opens its doors to two blockbuster exhibitions; ‘In Pursuit of Freedom Now!’ a pop up public history exhibit amplifying the roots and wings of activism and ‘Forward Ever! Sacred Ground & Sovereign Space’ a contemporary art exhibit. 

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A Ballast Garden


In collaboration with Vera List Center at The New School, Pioneer Works, and The Highline, we welcome artist, Maria Thereza Alves and her traveling ecological installation, Seeds of Change


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In Pursuit of Freedom

Past, Present, Future


In collaboration with Brooklyn Historical Society and Irondale Theater, Weeksville's In Pursuit of Freedom, a thought-provoking collection-based exhibition that explores the origins of one of the first free Black communities in the country. 

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Past, Present, and Future is a public art exhibition presenting visuals by artist Barron Claiborne that express and encompass the African-American experience.

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