Parsley's Big Adventure: Read Along with Gordon Halm
Read along with African Community Center of Lowell's executive director Gordon Halm as he tells a tale based on a true story about a brave chicken named Parsley. You can buy our book, Parsley's Big Adventure, by contacting us here: https://www.acclowell.org/contact-us For inquiries or requests, please visit our website at acclowell.org
African Community Center of Lowell Interview artist Robert Freeman
Robert Freeman is a nationally renowned artist whose paintings can be found in the collections at the National Center for African American Artists, Boston Public Library, DeCordova Museum, and Brown University, among other institutions. He his inspired by the lives of African Americans, especially the Black middle class (www.robertfreemanart.com). Mr. Freeman is a graduate of Boston University, where he earned his BFA and MFA. He was awarded the Boston University Distinguished Alumni award from the School of Visual Arts. He has also recently been added to the list of illustrious artists who are part of the Boston Arts Commission (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Art_Commission). Mr. Freeman has created two paintings for the African Community Center of Lowell (ACCL). The two paintings - Ashanti Gold and Pan Africa - are inspired by the years he spent in Ghana as a child. In the interview, Mr. Freeman describes the paintings and his style. Mr. Freeman currently has work hanging in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts as part of the Black Histories, Black Futures exhibit (https://www.mfa.org/exhibition/black-histories-black-futures).