Goin' Down South: An Exhibition of Wood Carvings by LaVon Williams, Jr.

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Presented by Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery at FAMU Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery, Tallahassee FL

Feb 15
Mar 23
Goin' Down South: An Exhibition of Wood Carvings by LaVon Williams, Jr.

Goin’ Down South will feature  LaVon Van Williams, Jr. stained reliefs and wood-carved figures inspired by African-American southern history and culture.

Williams is a fifth generation wood carver originally from Sanford, Florida and his career spans nearly 30 years where he currently has his studio in Kentucky. His relief sculptures featured in Goin’ Down South are largely influenced by life in the South, cultural lore, and his love of jazz music, among some of his other influences. 

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Free Admission

Contact: 8505998755

Email: aja.roache@famu.edu


Additional time info:

Gallery hours are Monday thru Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Docent-led tours are available for $1 per person in group.  For gallery tour information, please contact fostertannergallery@famu.edu 

*The gallery will be closed during the week of FAMU’s spring break (Monday, March 12 -Friday, March 16)

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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1630 Pinder Street, Tallahassee, FL 32307

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