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Exhibition Opening of The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect
June 29 - Please join us and Bernard, Shirley and Khalil Kinsey for the exhibition opening of The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect, a national touring exhibition of authentic and rare art, arti...
The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey - Where Art and History Intersect
June 29, 2013 - October 12, 2013 - The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey - Where Art and History Intersect offers an inspirational journey through five centuries of African American history, culture and heritage. The exhibition celebrates Bernard and S...
Group Experiences, Lectures & Demonstrations
For reservations, questions or additional information about any of the listed experiences below, please contact Sharon Holm at (704) 547-3767 or email@example.com.
Our Art, Our Culture: A Museum Scavenger Hunt
Using a wide range of materials, subjects, sounds and images, African-American artists showcased at the Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture challenge viewers to reflect on artistry and history through exhibitions that reveal local and global experiences. During a guided tour, groups are divided into teams and provided with clues leading to images and artifacts. Working together, participants will solve a series of challenging brain teasers while making their way to the big payoff, earning the most points and learning about African-American history and culture. In the spirit of friendly competition, “Our Art, Our Culture: A Museum Scavenger Hunt” brings history to life.
Approximate Length of Experience: 1 hour
Minimum/Maximum Number of Participants: 1-25
Availability: Self-guided experience available Tuesday - Sunday. Reservations required two weeks in advance for guided tour.
Cost: Groups of 10 or more are $12 per person for guided tours (includes Museum admission)
Portraits, Images & Masks
In cultures around the world masks are created for use in important occasions and ceremonies. The more important the occasion is to a society, the more powerful the mask. Using a variety of materials, participants will create a three-dimensional textured mask while exploring the similarities of mask making from diverse cultures. The experience includes a guided tour of the current exhibitions at the Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture.
Approximate Length of Experience: 1.5 hours
Minimum/Maximum Number of Participants: 10-25
Availability: Reservation required two weeks in advance or check Gantt schedule for when activity is part of regular programming.
Cost: Groups of 10 or more $30 per person (includes Museum admission)
Canvas and Cocktails
Explore artistic talents with hands-on, step-by-step instruction from local artists while sipping wine. Participants bring the creativity and the Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture provides art supplies, beverages and an instructor who will provide step-by-step instructions to recreate a featured painting, still life, colorful mask or Romare Bearden inspired collage. Featured projects will exemplify techniques, materials and imagery from the African Diaspora.
Approximate Length of Experience: 2 hours
Minimum/Maximum Number of Participants: 10 – 25
Availability: Reservation required two weeks in advance.
Cost: $40 per person for a two-hour class plus cost of beverages
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