The 1940s Beauty Salon Art Installation Honors the Mothers of Overtown and Sunlight School of Beauty Culture, Miami’s First Black Beauty School
Dunns Josephine Hotel has announced its “Sepia Kaleidoscope: Black Beauty as An Act of Resistance” Art Exhibition Pop Up and Mother’s Day Brunch, in honor of
the Sunlight Beauty of Culture; Miami-Dade County’s first cosmetology school catering to Black women.
On Sunday May 14 at 11:30am, the Pop-Up Grand Opening and Mother’s Day Brunch will take place in the historic Overtown neighborhood, at the Dunns Josephine Hotel located at 1028 NW 3rd Ave. Miami, where the school was originally located. Admission tickets for brunch is $50, while “The Black Beauty as An Act of Resistance” pop-up exhibition runs May 14 through August, 12 2023 and is free and Open to the public.
“It’s important to recognize the contributions that Black entrepreneurs have made to Overtown, and we are proud to be a part of that legacy,” said Kristin Kitchen, Co-Owner of Dunns Josephine Hotel, in a press statement. “The pop-up will feature vintage and current Black hair & beauty brands, with makeup artists, hair stylists, and skincare specialists present to offer same day services.”
For more information, contact Metris Batts at 305.785.4309 or Mbatts@Dunns-Josephinehotel.com
This is a Hy-Lo News Staff Report.