Leo Twiggs to talk art and race in Charlotte tonight
The Mint Museum in Charlotte is to be host of a conversation on art and race with Leo Twiggs of Orangeburg tonight from 6-9 p.m.
The program is inspired by the work of art entitled “Conversation”, created by Dr. Twiggs following his phenomenal exhibition “Requiem for Mother Emanuel” at the Mint Museum Randolph. Requiem was his artistic response to the massacre of nine church members during a prayer meeting in the historical Charleston house of worship, Mother Emanuel AME Church.
Dr. Twiggs established the Art Department at South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina and its art museum.