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A 40-DAY CELEBRATION

40-days after a person’s death, within the African tradition, there is a celebration to honor the deceased as well as bring closure to his family and community.

Sunday, May 20, 2018
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The wearing of African attire is welcome and appreciated.

The celebration takes place Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Serengeti Gallery.
7919 Central Avenue, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743
301.808.6987


Dr. Clayton Lang was a staunch Pan-Africanist and believer in the promotion and protection of various cultures in the African Diaspora.
Serengeti Gallery and his family invite you to a traditional farewell for…

DR. CLAYTON LANG

Text Excerpt from “A Tribute to Dr. Clayton Joshua Lang, Jr.”, by Black Art in America.

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“Dr. Clayton Joshua Lang, Jr. has worked over thirty years as an art educator. He taught courses in Design, Museum and Gallery Seminar, African-American Art and African Art. In addition, he served as the Director of Galleries at his home institution, Bowie State University. He has recorded over a dozen gallery talks with visiting artists that have been aired on BSU-TV which reaches thousands of viewers across Prince George’s county. He has successfully facilitated the appraisal of the University’s Art collection and was seeking funding to produce a catalogue.”

YOU ARE INVITED TO A TRADITIONAL “FAREWELL”

Dr. Clayton J. Lang, Jr. is survived by a son, Malik Lang; a daughter, Dalila Lang Hubert (Johnathan); a sister, Carolyn Sadler (Rufus); an uncle, Alexander Cooper; an aunt, Bernice Cooper; and a host of other relatives and friends.

SERENGETI GALLERY
7919 CENTRAL AVENUE
CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MD 20743