Najee Dorsey and the Black Art in America™ team would like to express the utmost gratitude to you, for being in attendance of the Art & Influence: Black Art in American in the Age of Social Media lecture at the Smart Museum of Art as well as the reception, and art exhibition at Cornell Village this past weekend. 
It is when we attend events like these, art communities are merged and important relationships established that contribute to the growth of African – American art initiatives. We hope that you enjoyed yourself, and that you found the lecture to be informative. We would love to see you our next events. 
Be sure to share with your friends and colleagues our network and upcoming events. Lets keep this community growing.

BAIA Talks : Art & Influence: Black Art in America in the Age of Social Media

(Part A)

(Part B)

Recap video

Smart Museum of Art Lecture by Najee Dorsey

Saturday – May 19, 2018 • 2 -4 PM

Many descriptive titles could attempt to sum up the profile of Najee Dorsey—World-class Artist, Founder and CEO of Black Art In America (BAIA), Collector, Producer and Arts Advocate would only be the tip of the iceberg. Those experiences and many more are what have shaped his unique perspective on the art market and its various art worlds. Najee has successfully carved out an individual space for himself.

BLACK ART IN AMERICA™ (BAIA) is the leading online portal and social network focused on African-American Art with nearly half a million visitors from over 100 countries. Social media pages include Black Art In America, Do You Basel?, EveryThang Black and Garden Art for the Soul. BAIA amplifies thought-provoking commentary on today’s visual arts news from a variety of perspectives

 Following the lecture you’re welcome to attend a Pop-Up Art Show featuring new works by Najee

4p to 7p at Cornell Village 5201 South Cornell Ave

Lecture Hosted by: Diasporal Rhythms’
Diasporal Rhythms’ mission is to collect, promote and preserve art from the African Diaspora by encouraging individuals and institutions to appreciate and acquire this art. Visit D.R. website here 
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Art and Influence lecture tickets available here


Image result for smart museum of art logoThe Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago
As the fine arts museum of the University of Chicago, the Smart is home to thought-provoking exhibitions and an exquisite collection of more than 15,000 objects, including modern masterpieces, millennia-old Chinese artworks, rich examples of European painting, and provocative works of contemporary art.