The African American Museum in Philadelphia Will Feature “Derrick Adams: Sanctuary” in Spring Exhibition

PHILADELPHIA – The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) is pleased to announce the opening of “Derrick Adams: Sanctuary” a new in-person exhibition that features the work of critically acclaimed, multidisciplinary artist, Derrick Adams. The exhibit was originally presented at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York in 2018. Presented with support from PNC Arts Alive and PECO, “Derrick Adams: Sanctuary” will be on display at AAMP from April 7, 2022 until August 28, 2022.

“Derrick Adams: Sanctuary” consists of mixed-media collage, assemblage on wood panels, and sculpture presented in an installation designed by the artist that reimagines safe destinations for the Black American traveler during the mid-twentieth century.

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