What: Join Mark Cottman for a lively discussion of the accomplishments of African Americans. There will be a featured talk about his latest iconic painting 'African American Inventions'. Look forward to refreshments, wine and lite fare to be offered.
Who: Open to the general public especially art lovers.
When: Sunday January 27, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Mark Cottman Gallery ~ 1014 S. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21230
Did you know? Dr. Patricia Bath, an ophthalmologist became the first African American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical invention. Patricia Bath’s patent (no. 4,744,360), a method for removing cataract lenses.
Did you know? Dr. Shirley Jackson from Washington, D.C. started to conduct successful experiments in theoretical physics and then started to use her knowledge in physics to start making advances in telecommunications while working at Bell Laboratories. Jackson supported inventions include Portable Fax, Touch Tone Telephone, Solar Cell, And The Fiber Optic Cables.