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VIDEO: Spring 2022 Penn Center Community Conversations

Culture and Community at the Penn Center Historic Landmark District, a Mellon Foundation-funded partnership between the Willson Center and St. Helena, South Carolina's historic Penn Center, held two community conversations this spring, the program’s first public events since launching in 2021....

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Annie Simpson

Where Am I? – Annie Simpson

The 2022 MFA graduate of the Lamar Dodd School of Art and Willson Center Graduate Research Awardee talks about her work with Ideas for Creative Exploration, a Willson Center Public Impact Grant, and her exciting next step in higher education....

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Barbara McCaskill

Black History 24/7

It’s that time of year again. The time to savor and stand in awe of Black people’s achievements in this country against impossible odds, to assess the work that remains undone....

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Marni Shindelman

Arts Lab Fellows Spotlight: Marni Shindelman

In this video, Marni Shindelman, associate professor of photography in the Lamar Dodd School of Art and one of two inaugural Arts Lab Fellows, gives a brief presentation on her fellowship project, Restore the Night Sky....

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