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Romare Bearden Turns 100


Early Carolina Morning (1978). Collage on board. c. Romare Bearden Foundation Romare Bearden Turns 100 Charlotte Native and well-known artist Romare Bearden would have been 100 years old this Friday, and to celebrate the artistry and influence of this world-renown, critically praised Charlottean, we'll be joined by a panel of Bearden experts who will talk about his life, his influences, his art and his legacy here and elsewhere. Guests Rubie Britt-Height - Director of Community Relations at the Mint Museum of Art Jerald Melberg - Owner of the Jerald Melberg Gallery and President of the Bearden 100 Committee Diedra Harris-Kelly - Co-director of the Romare Bearden Foundation Michael Todd - Local collector of Romare Bearden art Steve Crump - WBTV reporter and documentary producer who is about to release his second Bearden documentary. (Steve discussing the new documentary. Title Open for the documentary.) Event Listings | Charlotte Celebrates Bearden Add and read comments