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Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats

December 1, 2003 – April 25, 2004

Location: Exhibition Gallery

This exhibition features 30 black and white photographs by Michael Cunningham. The images—ranging from the historic to the classic to the contemporary—illustrate the African American woman's boundless passion for keeping the Sabbath both holy and glamorous with hats.

Related book: Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats by Michael Cunningham & Craig Marberry (with a foreword by Maya Angelou)