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The Columbia Museum of Art

FAAAC presents A Conversation with Hafizah Augustus Geter and Tyrone Geter

On the heels of her recently released debut memoir, The Black Period: On Personhood, Race and Origin, celebrated author and poet Hafizah Augustus Geter joins the Friends of African American Art & Culture (FAAAC) for a reception, book-signing, and moderated talk.

FAAAC presents A Conversation with Hafizah Augustus Geter and Tyrone Geter
FAAAC presents A Conversation with Hafizah Augustus Geter and Tyrone Geter

Time & Location

Feb 19, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

The Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201

About the event

On the heels of her recently released debut memoir, The Black Period: On Personhood, Race and Origin, celebrated author and poet Hafizah Augustus Geter joins the Friends of African American Art & Culture (FAAAC) for a reception, book-signing, and moderated talk. The author is joined by her father, world-class artist, painter, sculptor, illustrator, and educator Tyrone Geter, who provided the inspiring artwork featured on the book jacket and throughout the pages of The Black Period.

Dr. Nancy Tolson, FAAAC board member, CMA commissioner, and assistant director of African American Studies at the University of South Carolina, guides the discussion. Q&A to follow. Books will be available for purchase. This program has been made possible, in part, through a grant from the Love, Tito’s foundation. Free with membership or admission. LEARN MORE HERE

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