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James Baldwin and Beauford Delaney: Home

Portrait of James Baldwin by Beauford Delaney, c. 1957 (from Wikimedia Commons)



The Arts of James Baldwin and Beauford Delaney

An NEH-funded Symposium hosted by
The UT Humanities Center
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
February 20-21, 2020

The Delaney Project

Promotes and celebrates the art of Beauford Delaney, African American artist born in Knoxville, Tennessee.

The Delaney Project


"Through the Unusual Door" Exhibit

An exhibit at the Knoxville Museum of Art, February 7, 2020 - May 10, 2020.

Exhibit Website

Check out these two local news articles about the exhibit as well!

Knox News

Arts Knoxville

Sketch by Joseph Delaney

A sketch by Joseph Delaney, brother of Beauford Delaney, is currently on display in UT Hodges Library Special Collections.

Contact Information

For Additional Information Contact:

Molly Royse
Humanities Librarian
Phone: 865-974-3652


Guide created by Molly Royse & Tori Gilkeson