The David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture
of African Americans and the African Diaspora at the University of Maryland
celebrates the legacy of David C. Driskell-Distinguished University
Professor Emeritus of Art, Artist, Art Historian, Collector, and Curator-by
preserving the rich heritage of African American visual art and culture.
Established in 2001, the Center provides an intellectual home for artists,
museum professionals, art administrators, and scholars of color, broadening
the field of African diasporic studies. The Driskell Center is committed to
collecting, documenting, and presenting African American art as well as
replenishing and expanding the field.