Visual Voices 2019: Dayton Skyscrapers

February 5 - March 29, 2019 | Schuster Center |


February 5 - March 29, 2019


Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday Closed

The VISUAL VOICES exhibit is closed during the private events. Please call 937-228-7591 to confirm hours.

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Dayton's skyscrapers!

Each year, Victoria Theatre Association partners with Shango: Center for the Study of African American Art and Culture, and Willis “Bing” Davis, exhibit curator and director of EbonNia Gallery, to display an exhibit of art by local African-American artists inside the Schuster Center.

This year’s exhibit, titled 2019 Dayton Skyscrapers – A Celebration Of Local African-American High Achievers, features the work of African-American visual artists from the Miami Valley. These artists have researched prominent African-American’s (living or deceased) who have made a mark in their field and are role models for the community. This year’s exhibiting artists are: ABNER COPEDWAYNE DANIELCLIFFORD DARRETTWILLIS BING DAVISHORACE DOZIERAL HARDENKEVIN HARRISMORRIS HOWARDJAMES PATEDEBRA RICHARDSON-WOODCRAIG SCREVENFRANCES TURNER, and ANDREA WALKER-CUMMINGS.

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If your group would like a tour of the exhibit while it’s at the Schuster Center, please email visualvoices@victoriatheatre.com or call 937-228-7591, ext. 3032.

The 2019 exhibit, at the Schuster Center February 5-March 29, reflects the broad and diverse career fields of African-Americans in the Dayton and Miami Valley region. They are: JUDGE ARTHUR O. FISHERJUDGE GERALD PARKERJUDGE ALICE O. MCCOLLUMDR. KAREN TOWNSEND, small business woman; EDWARD DUGGER, engineer; PHYLLIS BOLDS, physicist; COLONEL ALPHONSO TRIMBLE, military; DR. CLARENCE WALLS, arts administrator; LELIA I. FRANCES, community activist; DR. HELEN OCTAVIA DICKENS, medical; JEWELIA HIGGINS, community activist; TERRELIA OGLETREE, community service; and MARLON SHACKELFORD, community activist.

The exhibit will be at the Schuster Center until March 29, 2019; at DP&L Headquarters April 1-30, 2019; and at EbonNia Gallery May 1-June 30, 2019.

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Dayton, Ohio 45402

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