Guess who came to dinner at CAAM? Sidney Poitier gets award.

Film · Visual arts

California African American Museum enjoyed its annual gala on Saturday, October 6. For this seventh annual event CAAM & Friends presented Lifetime Achievement Awards to Academy Award winner Sidney Poitier. The United States Gracie Fellow for Visual Arts winner John Outterbridge was similarly honored.

  • Sidney Poitier accepts CAAM Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Poitier & award with actress CCH Pounder
  • John Outterbridge & award, CCH Pounder, Charmaine Jefferson, Executive Director of CAAM
  • Nita Whitaker LaFontaine, Norman Lewis (Tony-nominated Broadway performer from Porgy and Bess, Les Miz) perform

Photos courtesy California African American Museum, credit: Valerie Goodloe

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