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Gantt Book Club Discussion - The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao
June 22 - Join other book lovers and explore Gantt exhibitions from a new perspective! Books that have inspired I See You: The Politics of Being exhibition artists are on tap. Join us for an engaging book discussion around artist Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz's bo...
I SEE YOU: The Politics of Being
January 26, 2014 - June 1, 2014 - This exhibition presents the work of six contemporary artists who expand the constructs of female identity in the 21st century. Surveying the range of ideas and illusions of the feminine mystique, this exhibition explores how women of the African Di...
Sankofa Circle - Come Look with Me: Discovering African-American Art for Children
September 7, 2013, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Learning Center
Ages: Ages 8+
Costs: Free for members, free with museum admission
Sankofa Circle, a workshop that brings exhibitions to life for our youngest visitors through storytelling and hands-on art activities. Participants are invited to use their critical thinking skills and imagination as our cultural history is revealed through the pages of picture books.
Discovering African American Art for Children by James Haywood Rolling Jr. (Author) - The artwork presented in this book is a small representation of a very remarkable effort by African Americans in the United States during the twentieth century. Children are invited to wake up with Romare Bearden’s "Morning", to explore and join in important ceremonies as revealed in Clementine Hunter's "Baptism", and to stroll along the busy sidewalk in front of Jacob Lawrence’s "Brownstones". Come as we explore the unique struggles of African American artists and their contribution to the culture of the United States.
Activity: Original Mixed Media Art Piece
As we explore the imprint of famous African American artists, we will create original mixed media art pieces to represent each individual’s style and creativity.
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