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Saturday 12/17, 2pm- Dollmaking Workshop with Artist Teresa Tolliver
Black Doll Show / December 2016

Saturday 12/17, 2pm- Dollmaking Workshop with Artist Teresa Tolliver

As part of the 36th Annual Black Doll Show “Paper, Plastic, Ceramics and Wood” curated by Rosalyn Myles, the Friends of William Grant Still Arts Center will host a dollmaking workshop by accomplished visual artist and longtime William Grant Still Arts Center educator Teresa Tolliver as the first dollmaking workshop of the exhibit and season. This … Continue reading

Saturday, November 5, 1-4pm – Exhibit Walk Through with Valena Broussard Dismukes
Fall Exhibitions / November 2016

Saturday, November 5, 1-4pm – Exhibit Walk Through with Valena Broussard Dismukes

On Saturday, November 5 from 1-4pm, stop by the Center to visit our current photography exhibition, Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes, and meet with Valena Broussard Dismukes to discuss her work with her directly. The current exhibit features photographs from throughout Dismukes’ life, with a focus on her noted series and book “The Red-Black Connection” that draws connections … Continue reading

Fall Class Session Begins October 11! Register Beginning October 4
Classes and Workshops / November 2016 / October 2016

Fall Class Session Begins October 11! Register Beginning October 4

Six week class sessions will be available for children, teens, and adults beginning on October 11! Registration will be open beginning the week of October 4, and will be ongoing through the first week of classes. We are happy to be adding the opportunity to learn instruments we’ve only previously offered during summer camp: Clarinet (ages … Continue reading

Call for Dolls- 36th Annual Black Doll Show – Submission Deadline Extended to November 18!
Black Doll Show / November 2016

Call for Dolls- 36th Annual Black Doll Show – Submission Deadline Extended to November 18!

The 2016-17 theme is “Paper, Plastic, Ceramics, and Wood” The William Grant Still Arts Center seeks artists’ Black Doll submissions for consideration for its 36th Annual Black Doll Show! This is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, artistic exhibit of Black Dolls in the United States, founded in the early 1980s. Image: Paper Dolls by … Continue reading

Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes
Fall Exhibitions / November 2016 / October 2016

Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes

Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes October 8 to November 19, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, October 8, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Walk Through: Saturday, November 5, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please note: William Grant Still Arts Center will open at 3:00 p.m. on October 8. Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes will present a photographic and biographical look through … Continue reading

At land’s edge presents: Suné Woods
Events / October 2016

At land’s edge presents: Suné Woods

At land’s edge, an autonomous pedagogical platform and group based in East and South Los Angeles that nurtures the voices of cultural producers committed to social transformation, will present a public lecture with Mid-City based artist Suné Woods at the William Grant Still Arts Center on Thursday, October 6 from 6-8pm. All are welcome and we hope … Continue reading

Summer Art & Jazz Day Camp
Art and Jazz Camp / Classes and Workshops

Summer Art & Jazz Day Camp

Registration is now full. Be sure to check back next year or join our mailing list to receive next year’s registration dates.  Announcing the dates and times of the annual William Grant Still Arts Center Art & Jazz Summer Camp for ages 3-12. We can’t wait to welcome children back for another year of creative summertime exploration. On a … Continue reading