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the gibbes museum of art
Romare Bearden
Melon Season, 1967
Mixed media on canvas
56 1/2 x 44 1/2 inches
Collection Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, SUNY, Gift of Roy R. Neuberger, 1976.26.45
copyright VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Courtesy American Federation of Arts

Walter O. Evans on Romare Bearden (In-Person)

October 16, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Gibbes Museum of Art


Walter O. Evans, well known for his remarkable collection of 19th and 20th century African American artworks will join the Gibbes for a special presentation to coincide with the opening weekend of the exhibition Romare Bearden: Abstraction. Evans' widely exhibited art collection includes more than 500 paintings, photographs and sculptures by such major American masters as Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Aaron Douglas, Jacob Lawrence, Henry O. Tanner, Alma Thomas, Charles White and many others. He will share his first-hand experiences with Bearden and the relationships he has developed on his journey as a collector.

$20 Members | $30 Non-Members | $10 Students/Faculty with Valid ID