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“The Power of Our Presence” Exhibition at The Paley

February 4th, 2017

The Paley Center in Beverly Hills is happy to partner with Essence for the exhibit The Power of Our Presence – An Exhibition Celebrating the 10 Year Anniversary of the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards. This exhibit from February 8-28 commemorates the televised luncheon’s tenth anniversary and features one of the iconic white coats worn by Kerry Washington on Scandal, costumes from Taraji P. Henson’s “Cookie Lion” of Empire, and Tracee Ellis Ross’s scrubs from black-ish. Archived memorabilia, photos and footage from the luncheon’s nine-year history will be on display, including re-creations of the event’s extraordinary tablescapes, images from past honorees, special video messages from Angela Bassett and Lynn Whitfield, a compilation footage of some the event’s most touching acceptance speeches, and much more. FREE and open to the public.