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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

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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

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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

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Dolls of Hope Doll Making Workshop This Saturday With Project Founder Cynthia Davis, 2-4pm!

Join us for our second Doll Workshop this Saturday, January 11th, the second of three as part of our 33rd Annual Black Doll Show!  This workshop will be taught by Cynthia Davis  of Charles R. Drew University returning to the Center with the Dolls of Hope project, which she started in 1998 as part of World AIDS Day. Make a … Continue reading