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‘Southern Artist Showcase: Hattie Marshall-Duncan” Reception

Jul 8th @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a free reception for the “Southern Artist Showcase: Hattie Marshall-Duncan” featuring special guest Hattie Marshall-Duncan on Friday, July 8 from 6 – 8 p.m.

Guests will have the opportunity to hear from Hattie Marshall-Duncan at 6:30 p.m. during a program hosted by Scott Williams, Discovery Park’s president and CEO.

Light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be available.

Self-taught sculptor, Hattie Marshall-Duncan of Jackson, Tenn., turns common household items and found objects that are often overlooked into distinguished masterpieces. Hattie’s work is reflective of her African American community and family. Recipient of the 2019 Tennessee Governor’s Arts Award, Marshall-Duncan’s art is displayed statewide in various galleries including Discovery Park’s partner in this exhibit, the West Tennessee Regional Art Center.

Art in the exhibit is on loan from a variety of collectors including the West Tennessee Regional Art Center (WTRAC) in Humboldt, Tenn., Tom & O.E. Stigall Ethnic Library and Museum in Humboldt, Tenn., Arts in McNairy in Selmer, Tenn. and the private collection of Joanna and Shawn Pitts.

“Southern Artist Showcase: Hattie Marshall-Duncan” will be at Discovery Park May 27 to Oct. 24, 2022 and is included with park admission or membership.