Perspectives in Collecting African American Art

Perspectives on Collecting African American Art

Panel Discussion presented by

The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center’s (PGAAMC)
African American Collector’s Guild

Gallery 110 @ the Gateway Arts Center
3901 Rhode Island Avenue
Brentwood, MD 20744

Saturday, August 14, 2010, 2 pm – 4 pm

Free and Open to Public. Refreshments will be served.

Want to know how to start an art collection? Looking for tips to expand your existing collection of African American art? What are some of the dos and don’ts regarding collecting fine art photographs?

Sharon J. Burton of Authentic Contemporary Art will serve as the moderator for a lively discussion that will tackle these questions and more about collecting African American art. We will hear about art collecting from a novice to a seasoned perspective as well as learn about tips to collecting photography.

Don’t miss it!


Henry L. Thaggert, Attorney, Arts Patron, Art Collector and Curator

Najeema Davis Washington, entrepreneur, pop culture writer of the popular Hell in A Handbag blog, and Art Collector

Camille Mosley-Pasley, Photographer, curator and owner of Pasley Place Photography


The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center will celebrate and inspire the Community through the cultivation, preservation and presentation of the cultural and artistic contributions of African Americans in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The PGAAMCC will be recognized as a national and international model for innovative documentation, interpretation, presentation, and preservation of local and regional African American history and culture. The museum will be constructed on a 2.5-acre site in North Brentwood, Maryland, the first municipality in Prince George’s County Incorporation by African American citizens.

Gallery 110 @ the Gateway Arts Center is PGAAMCC’s interim exhibitions and public programming space.