Art enthusiasts and lovers of American art have long considered collecting art a hobby reserved solely for the wealthy.Collecting African American Art: Works on Paper and Canvasby Halima Tahaeffectively dispels this misconception. In these pages, lavishly illustrated with almost two hundred works by a wide range of artists, readers will find practical guidelines for becoming an informed collector, including specific criteria for working with dealers. By providing succinct advice on framing, insurance, and tax and estate planning, as well as pointers on how to care for one’s collection, author Halima Taha makes collecting an enjoyable – and affordable – pastime for everyone. Insightful and accessible, it is the first book to define the role of the collector of African American art. During her presentation, Ms. Taha will discuss collecting African American art and how the landscape of art collecting is shifting and new opportunities are opening for collectors. Free and open to the public. Presented by NBAF Department of Education and Public Programs. For more information contact Dr. Collette Hopkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.