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Adult Painting: May Flowers

$25, includes supplies & alcoholic beverage
  • About This Program

    Inspired by Carrie Mae Weems's May Flowers ‐ currently on display in our Vision & Spirit: African American Art | Works From The Bank Of America Collection exhibit ‐ teaching artist Cathay Dawkins will guide participants through creating a colorful floral painting to share with beloved mothers on the upcoming Mother’s Day holiday. Cathay will lead a clear step-by-step process to complete the painting, leaving room for participants to add their creative flare. All experience levels over the age of 21 are welcome to buy a ticket, and all supplies are included with your purchase. One complimentary alcoholic beverage is included with your purchase as well, and more drinks will be available for purchase to be enjoyed during the experience. This is the perfect spring activity to enjoy with your mom or a mother you admire!

    Please note: This is an in-person experience outside, and masks are required for participation. In the case of inclement weather, it will be moved to inside our building. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to prepare and get set up. For information on directions and parking, please tap/click here.

  • About The Teaching Artist

    Cathay Dawkins is founder of several businesses including, Dawkins Landscape Designs, and not-for-profit organization, Beyond The Arts! Yet, his most successful venture is, Black Business Owners of Charlotte (BBOC). BBOC was established In 2014 and provides business development services and creates avenues for economic empowerment within black communities. Cathay is passionate about enriching the community with his God-given talents, activism, and entrepreneurial experiences and takes his calling very seriously! His most used quote is: “We must become intentional in supporting Black businesses, and that includes driving a little further, paying a little more, and accepting small sacrifices for the greater good of the Black community”. He is a church member of Elevation-Blakeney and his org BBOC, hosts a monthly “Day of Service” community outreach initiative that provides various forms of support for those experiencing hard times.

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