Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.

September 10, 2021 – Ongoing

Breonna Taylor, 2020
On loan from Amy Sherald, © Amy Sherald

National Museum of African American History and Culture
1400 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

4th Floor, Visual Art and the American Experience Floor Plan

Located in the museum’s Visual Art and the American Experience space, the exhibition explores the Black Lives Matter movement, violence against African Americans, and how art depicts Black resistance, resilience, and protest. The newly acquired portrait of Breonna Taylor painted by renowned artist Amy Sherald is on view in the exhibition until May and is buttressed by 27 newly exhibited images and artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sheila Pree Bright, Bisa Butler, Shaun Leonardo, David Hammons, and many more.