Join us to kick off Black Artstory Month on Myrtle Avenue! Native Sons and Daughters launches on February 1st with two events: an avenue-wide Artwalk and opening reception at The Emerson.
6pm-8pm Artwalk (Visual Art)
Curator Daonne Huff brings together works that explore stories of migration, and of shaping identity. While the emphasis is on the African American experience, artists from a variety of backgrounds are included in exhibitions at 10 locations along Myrtle Avenue. Stop by these locations on Saturday, February 1st for the opportunity to view the works, meet some of the artists, and enjoy specials at select businesses!
8pm-10pm Opening Reception, The Emerson (561 Myrtle Avenue)
Featuring DJ Hot Hands and a live performance by Patrick Dougher. FREE and open to the public. Drink specials.
Exhibition/Artwalk locations and participating artists:
Gnarly Vines 350 Myrtle Ave
Try Harder NYC
Brooklyn Sweet Spot 366 Myrtle Avenue
Sophia Dawson, Ify Chiejina
DC Optics 390 Myrtle Ave
Local Heroes: Works by youth from local schools
Joseph Tyler Salon 458 Myrtle Avenue (window)
Miracle’s 473A Myrtle Avenue (window)
Pillow Cafe 505 Myrtle Ave
Corkscrew 489 Myrtle Ave
Justin Baldwin, Jules Joseph
Dee and Rickys 503 Myrtle Ave
Laolu Senbanjo, Jabari Jefferson, Ify Chiejina, Patrick Dougher, Chanel Kennebrew
The Emerson 561 Myrtle Avenue
Lissa Rivera, Angel Garcia, Ellie Balk, Chanel Kennebrew, Mirland Terlonge
Soketah 563 Myrtle Avenue (window)