MIAMI, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With a year of events planned, The Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater kicks off its 40 th Anniversary with the Visions of Our 44th President Barack Obamaexhibition. The exhibit displays realistic, life-sized busts designed, painted, and/or embellished by forty-four contemporary African American artists from across the country. Visions will open to a private all black cocktail opening reception on November 30, 2016 featuring guest performing artists Dru Hill, and to the general public on December 1, 2016. Visions will be on display at the Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater Cultural Arts Complex, 819 NW 2 nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136.
"Showcasing Visions in Miami not only highlights the historic term of our nation's first African American president ," said Timothy A. Barber, Black Archives Executive Director. "Through artistic expression, Visions celebrates the accomplishments we have been able to achieve together, as a community, over the past 8 years. Our goal is that this exhibit will extend beyond race, social status, or party affiliation, to highlight the common threads among us and inspire a continued togetherness as this country moves into its next chapter."