Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The Black Archives

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The Black Archives

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From The Black Archives History & Research Foundation in Miami, Florida.

Schedule: November 28, 2017 – February 28, 2018

Stats:

  • 4,532 people saw this exhibition

Highlights:

  • “Exhibition went great!”
  • Fit perfectly as tie-in with celebration of their 40th anniversary
  • Created a lot of buzz as timing aligned with Art Basel, Black Basel activities
  • Received positive visitor feedback from surveys
  • Exhibition viewed as “Different”
  • Adults loved it – loved the nostalgia which took them back to the 70’s
  • They connected with the vintage living room, 8 track playing console, etc…
  • Kids loved it – they loved seeing the old cartoons, were able to compare them to today’s cartoons
  • While some kids had seen re-runs, most were discovering these cartoons for the first time
  • Hand drawn cels viewed as unique vs. computer generated animation
  • Background video set the stage for the exhibition

Demographics:

  • Parents with children
  • School groups
  • Youth groups
  • Community organizations
  • Churches
 

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition Recap

 

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Black Archives Installation Pictures

 

You can read the press release from the Black Archives below:

 

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