Our Search for “Beautiful”

Upcoming Date and Time(s):
Mar 11, 2022, 7:00pm — 9:00pm

Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Cost: Free

Women of color who are leaders in our local community share their personal experiences of changing beauty standards as another thoughtful layer to Black Is Beautiful. They will discuss instances of colorism, representation in art and popular media, generational differences, and more.

Moderated by Owens Daniels, photographer and Reynolda’s Kenan Institute Catalyst for the Arts Fellow. Panelists will include Nikita D. Wallace, Founder & Creative Director for Winston Salem Fashion Week, and Amatullah Saleem, community activist, and Kellie Easton, Action4Equity President and CEO. Reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by presentation at 7 p.m. Advance registration is required.

Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

*Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Image of Amatullah Saleem (center) courtesy of the Winston-Salem Portrait Project.

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