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Birthday Concert For Dr. William Grant Still, Saturday May 10
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Birthday Concert For Dr. William Grant Still, Saturday May 10

Dr. Still’s Birthday Concert   Saturday, May 10 from 2-4pm A performance by Mark Broyard (vocals) and Aeros Pierce (piano) will cover the groundbreaking, rarely-performed music and arrangements of classical composer Dr. William Grant Still. The moving “I Dream a World” excerpted from Dr. Still’s opera Troubled Island, with words by Langston Hughes, will open the concert. Three … Continue reading

April 2014 / What's Happening This Week

Book Talk: “A People’s Art History of the United States: 250 Years of Activist Art and Artists Working in Social Justice Movements”, Wednesday 3/26, 7pm

Join us on Wednesday, March 26 from 7-9pm! Milwaukee-based artist and writer Nicolas Lampert – author of the new book  A People’s Art History of the United States: 250 Years of Activist Art and Artists Working in Social Justice Movements  – will present a talk that connects the art of the 18th and 19th Century … Continue reading

What's Happening This Week

This Saturday from 3-6pm, Rain or Shine, A Concert and Exhibit Celebration for “I Got My Pride” – The Blues Tales of Leadbelly, 6th Annual African-American Composers Series!

Join us this weekend as we celebrate the 6th Annual African-American Composers Series Exhibition and Music Education Program with a free concert and opening reception for “I Got My Pride” – The Blues Tales of Leadbelly, rain or shine, from 3-6pm. We are very excited to share the latest installment of this exhibition series with … Continue reading

Pre-Register for Spring 2014 Classes Now Before 2/14! Registration Begins Saturday 2/15 and Continues Monday 2/17 and Tuesday 2/18 Next Week!
African-American Composers Exhibition Series / Classes and Workshops

Pre-Register for Spring 2014 Classes Now Before 2/14! Registration Begins Saturday 2/15 and Continues Monday 2/17 and Tuesday 2/18 Next Week!

You must Pre-Register in order to be able to receive an application to Register for classes. These classes are part of the programming around the 6th Annual African-American Composers Series  exhibition this year featuring the artistry, career, and life of the pioneering Blues legend Leadbelly. The 8 week class session will run from March 4-April 26. Classes are free for … Continue reading

What's Happening This Week

Last and Free (!) Doll Workshop of Dolls Gone Wild With Curators Dale Guy Madison and Cheryl Williams

Using images of famous Black celebrities, the doll making workshop this Saturday will show you how to make paper dolls using cut-outs and actual fabric to dress dolls with an animal print theme. Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Angela Bassett, Wesley Snipes, and Laurence Fishburne are just some of the paper dolls waiting to be immortalized in animal print – like … Continue reading