Kalmanson Gallery to feature African American art


The Kalmanson Gallery of Emanuel Arts Council will feature artwork from the African American community of Emanuel County with an opening reception on March 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. called “Black Art Inspires: Honor, History, Culture,” the exhibition will include various handmade quilts, sketches, and paintings. Refreshments will be provided by the TLC CASA organization. The exhibition will be on display through April 24th.

The EAC is located at 109 North Green Street, next to Bangles II Salon and Stewart’s Jewelers. For current information on programming at the EAC, like and follow their Facebook and Instagram pages. You can also contact them at 478-237-2592, or email artsemanuel@gmail.com. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can also make an appointment for a private tour of the gallery for parties of two or more.

The Emanuel Arts Council, Inc. (EAC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose purpose is to empower and grow the community through cultural programs in all areas of the arts. The EAC operates through membership, donations, fundraisers, and grants. The EAC is also supported by the City of Swainsboro, the Downtown Development Authority of Swainsboro, and the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce.