Statues Hardly Ever Smile

Thursday, October 25, Freer|Sackler Gallery of Art
Runtime: 20 min

Produced by independent filmmaker St. Clair Bourne (1943-2007) and his production company Chamba Productions, this film documents a program to bring children from the local community into the Brooklyn Museum to create performance art.

Part of “The Power of Place: The Pearl Bowser Collection in Action!” Exchange

Check out some amazing objects in the museum's collection related to this film.
<I>Malcolm X Liberation University [Black Journal segment]</I> Credit: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser