An English explorer, writer, photographer, and naturalist. The first woman to be elected as a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
An art professor, historian, curator, visual artist, and the founder of the Museum of African Art in Los Angeles. Known as the “Godmother of African American Art.”
A Hungarian-Indian painter who pioneered the modern movement in Indian art.
A Native-Hawaiian dancer, chanter, kumu hula, and champion for preserving Hawaiian culture.
British dancer, choreographer, and artistic director. The founder of The Royal Ballet.
A French visual artist and the founder of Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum.
American-born French entertainer, French Resistance agent, and civil rights activist.
A famous American soprano who was the first African-American international acclaimed as a professional opera singer.
A contemporary figurative artist. Best known for her bust of Sojourner Truth, which is on display in Emancipation Hall at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, DC.
A composer, harpist, pianist, and internationally-renowned operatic soprano. Was known as the "Mexican Nightingale."