Feb. 25: 'Prince Demah Barnes: Our Nation's First African American Portrait Painter'

Talk by Amelia Peck, curator of American decorative arts at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Barnes is the only known enslaved artist from Colonial America whose works survive. 7 p.m. , The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St. Free. thewalters.org.

Pictured: Portrait of William Duguid, 1773, by Prince Demah Barnes.

Friends of the American Wing Fund, 2010, Metropolitan Museum of Art
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