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MCAAM announces “Bennie Andrews, Illustrator” opening February 23, 2019
The Morgan County African American Museum in collaboration with the Bennie Andrews Estate is proud to announce the exhibition “Bennie Andrews, Illustrator. The exhibition will open on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Madison City Hall Annex, Council Chamber room from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm.
Pellom C. McDaniel, PhD professor at Emory University will be the guest curator. Dr. McDaniel will highlight the Plainview native’s legacy as an illustrator of children’s books. A copy of each children’s books illustrated by Mr. Andrews will be donated to the MCAAM. Excerpts from each of these books will be highlighted in a Reading Event that will feature celebrity readers including Mrs. Bennie Andrews (Nene), Dr. Pellom McDaniel, Andrews’ family members and local celebrity readers. A reception will follow the program. There is no admission.
The exhibit will be featured at the MCAAM until March 29, 2019. For more information contact the MCAAM at 706 342-9191.
Welcome to the official website of the Morgan County African-American Museum (MCAAM). The MCAAM is housed in the old Horace Moore House, circa 1895. The house was donated to the museum by Rev. Alfred Murray and moved to its current location at 156 Academy Street in Historic Madison, Georgia.
The museum was founded in November 1993 as a non-profit organization. Our mission is to research, collect, educate, and preserve the history and the art of the African-American culture.
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