Black Artists Who Found Their Voices in the Berkshires

A talk by Dr. Frances Jones-Sneed, co-hosted by The Westside Legends and The Mastheads.
Q&A to follow.
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Black Artists Who Found Their Voices in the Berkshires
The Westside Legends and The Mastheads have partnered to bring Dr. Frances Jones-Sneed to Pittsfield for a discussion of black artists in the Berkshires. Frances Jones-Sneed is a professor of history and former Director of Women Studies at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, Massachusetts, and she has taught and researched local history for over twenty-five years.
The Westside Legends is a neighborhood group whose mission is to support and unite the Westside neighborhood of Pittsfield, and The Mastheads is a Pittsfield public humanities project that seeks to connect residents to the literary history of the region and create a forum for thinking about place. Its programming includes a writers’ residency, public conversation series, poetry workshops in public schools, and more, all centered around five sculptural architectural writing studios.