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Rhea Combs — Curator

Dr Rhea Combs is the director of curatorial affairs at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC. Combs was previously at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture where she served as the curator of film and photography and head of the Earl W. and Amanda Stafford Center for African American Media Arts (CAAMA)

Upcoming Exhibitions

Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971
August 22, 2022 - April 19, 2022

Academy Museum, Los Angeles

Current Exhibitions

Represent: HipHop Photography
May 6, 2022 - September 25, 2022

National Museum of African America History and Culture, Washington, DC

Represent pairs images from the museum’s Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection with historical photographs to highlight connections between hip-hop culture and its relationship to other important historical figures, social movements, and creative moments.