Glenda Hooker Captures Black History

Glenda Hooker, an extraordinary doll artist, will be exhibiting her collection of miniature vignettes depicting events and significant icons of Black American History. Her traveling museum will be on display:

March 7, Sunday 11:00-2:00 301 N. Orangegrove, Pasadena, CA

For 30 years Ms. Hooker’s pieces have been displayed at miniature shows across the United States and Europe.

Her historical collection includes depictions of scenes from the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Thurgood Marshall in his chambers, slaves at auction, Jackie Robinson on the baseball field, Mary McCloud Bethune (pictured below), migration to the north, and many others.

Touring this miniature museum is both entertaining and educational. But the primary mission of Ms. Hooker, is to share African-American history in a way that is appealing to young and old. The series occupies approximately 1500 square feet. Be prepared to be captivated and enthralled by this artist’s attention to detail and ability to tell a story.

Donations are accepted. Your support makes it possible for A Little Black History Museum to continue its mission and supports the long term care and preservation of this historic collection.

For additional information send inquiries to Glenda.Hooker@Verizon.net

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  1. Sylva Blackstone says

    Hi, in the article heading “CAPTURE’S” does not need an apostrophe. It should be CAPTURES. The use of the word in the heading does not have a plural meaning or a possesive meaning.

    However, the headline captured my attention in at least two ways!!

  2. says

    We are looking forward to seeing this display on Sunday and bringing it to the Santa Clarita Valley!

    It has been a few years (wink! wink!) since I have had an opportunity to peer into a doll house, what a wonder concept!

    Thanks for inviting us! See you there!

    Nervie and Todd

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