Prepare for Black History Month by taking a look at the Allen Memorial Art Museum's Portraits of Black Experience
, which features 20 pieces by African American painters. Artists like Richmond Barthé, Horace Pippin, and Kara Walker explore blacks' journeys in America from 19th-century plantations to contemporary civil rights victories through works that manage to transform singular incidents into triumphant statements spanning an entire race.
Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Starts: Sept. 2. Continues through June 4