Gallery Night in Bronzeville showcased African and African American satin dolls

August 13, 2014

pinksat1Handcrafted African and African American satin dolls were featured in the Bronzeville District during Gallery Night at King Drive Commons Gallery & Studio, 2775 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr.
The event took place on Friday, July 25, 2014. The host of Gallery Night was the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corp.
The exhibit, held in memory of Dolores Leftridge, showcased dolls by various artists who aim to inspire, heal, bring joy and express love. Featured artists include Dolores Leftridge, Phyllis Holder, Rosemary Ollision and Marquita Edwards, and included dolls from Eldora Smith’s collection.
Gallery Night also featured live music and entertainment, including music by the Larry Moore Jazz Trio and a performance by the Hansberry Sands Theater Company.
There was also a doll making class on Saturday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.