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Black Presence in the National Gallery (28 January)

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From the margins to the centre.From objects and subjects of economic capital ;to creators and definers of cultural capital.Our African focused tour of the National Gallery reveals the many and varied Black presences to be found in the paintings and works on display from 1500's to 1900's. The tour looks at why they are there, what they meant in their time and what they mean to us today. Watch a review here . We will cover:

  • African Kings and Queens
  • The Moor’s head
  • Musicians and Entertainers
  • Faces in a crowd
  • Artists
  • Servants and slaves

To prevent overcrowding meet point is emailed after booking. Walk last 2 hours Watch review here http://bit.ly/2u7Rl6h .Private group bookings staff groups, birthdays possible. Email info@blackhistorywalks.co.uk

2018
• 50 Years since the police murder of David Oluwale
• 50 years since MLK was assassinated
• 60 Years since the Notting Hill Racist Riots
• 60 years since the establishment of the West Indian Standing Conference
• 70 years of Windrush
• 100 years of Women having the vote

Events for 2018 in recognition of the above by Black History Walks

Amazing James Baldwin. Course.
African Women Resistance Leaders: Political and Spiritual. Course
African Superheroes Day
Trafalgar Square Walk
Hackney Walk
Black Films and White Power :10 Years of African Odysseys. Course
Black Power Women of Brixton walk
1968 Race Relations Act: The Legacy of Black Lawyers
Medical Apartheid European experiments on Black Bodies Part 1 and 2
What were Black people doing in World War 1 ?

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