San Bernardino – In recognition of Black History Month, the San Bernardino County Museum, in partnership with the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce, Inland Cities, East, presents an exhibit featuring the fine art works of prominent African American artists from throughout Southern California.

The exhibit titled “Images of Black Culture, Life, & History,” opened at the Museum on February 1 and will continue through March 3. It features a variety of mediums including paintings, watercolors, collages, ceramics, and quilts.

Charles Bibbs who guest curated the exhibit, has two works in the show. Other renowned artists whose works are featured in the exhibit included Adeola Davies-Ayeloja, Alva, Bernard Hoyes, Christopher J. Wesley, Derrick Dzine, Diana Shannon Young, Emmy Lu, Errol Cook, Keith Mikell, Kenneth Gatewood, Manuelita Brown, Michael Massenburg, Maurice Howard, Nathaniel Bustion, Rosalind McGary, Synthia Saint James, Shaz Taylor, Theresa Shellcroft, Viveca Mays, and Zeal Harris.

The Chamber will host an exhibit reception at the Museum on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. This special exhibit is included with museum general admission. Parking is free. For more information, visit The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities.

Header Photo: Artist: Keith Mikell (Left), Artist: Kenneth Gatewood (Right)

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