Selections from the Freedom Place Collection March 22, 2018

L-R: Green Times Remembered, by Romare Bearden, Twilight by Benny Andrews, Garden Encounters II by Robert Freeman

The reception will showcase the inspirational works of five distinguished African-American artists from the Freedom Place Collection of Stuart Marshall Bloch and Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch.

Works by renowned artists, Romare Bearden, Alma Thomas, Benny Andrews, Robert Freeman, and Richard Yarde will be on display. Signed posters by Robert Freeman will be available.

The Freedom Place Collection was assembled, and is owned, by Washington residents Stuart Marshall Bloch, Founding Chairman of Congressional Bank, and Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch, president of the US-China Education Trust and United States Ambassador to Nepal, 1989-1993. The name of the collection refers to the Freedom Place stop along the Underground Railroad, once located near the Bloch’s former home. Mr. Bloch was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Black Student Fund for many years.

Congressional Bank continues to be an integral member of the community for over decade and a partner with the Black Student Fund. The exhibit is presented by Zenith Gallery.

Reception: March 22, 2018
Where: 2101 “K “St. N.W., Washington DC
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
RSVP: 202 387 1414/ selections- freedom-place-collection-artistic-collaboration-illustrious-artists/
Collection Information: Margery Goldberg, Tel: 202-783-2963,
Leroy Nesbitt Jr.
Executive Director
Black Student Fund
3636 16th St NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20010