Pleasant Plains in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Howard University Gallery of Art
African American Heritage Trail, Washington DC
— Lulu Vere Childers Hall, Howard University Campus —
The gallery's renowned African artifacts collection began with items donated by Howard Professor Alain Locke (1886-1954). Other collections include works by noted African American artists, as well as Renaissance and Baroque paintings and European prints.
Prof. James A. Porter with one of his paintings.
Star Collection, DC Public Library; © Washington Post
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
Marker series. This marker is included in the African American Heritage Trail, and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities marker series.
Location. 38° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lake So Blue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miner Teachers College (about 500 feet away); Centennial Year, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (about 600 feet away); General Oliver O. Howard (about 600 feet away); Howard Hall (about 600 feet away); Howard University (about 600 feet away); Founders Library and Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (about 700 feet away); "Strike!" (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasant Plains.
Additional keywords. HBCUs
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Education •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 6, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.