In the US, 85% of art museum collections comprise works by white men. So, when a gallery focuses on exhibiting marginalised, underrepresented communities, it’s worthy of praise. This month, in celebration of Black History Month, here are some of our favourite institutions that nurture and spotlight Black creatives at the top of their game.
Situated in historic Leimert Park Village, A+P promotes education in the arts among California’s foster youth. Artist Mark Bradford, activist Allan DiCastro, and art collector Eileen Harris Norton founded the organisation, which regularly collaborates with non-profit organisations, to create scholarship programs and paid internships to support the needs of 18 to 24-year-olds.
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