Thursday, February 2, 6:30pm – BlackBrown Unity: Uncovering & Celebrating Hidden Histories & Potential
Classes and Workshops / Community Health and Wellness / Events / February 2017

Thursday, February 2, 6:30pm – BlackBrown Unity: Uncovering & Celebrating Hidden Histories & Potential

In a time when collaboration and solidarity are most vital, legendary professor and photographer Ron Wilkins will speak on the long-existing, mutually-beneficial Black Brown relationships. Ron Wilkins’ experience ranges from being a member of the “OG” Slausons to serving as a Western Regional Chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s. He was … Continue reading

Saturday, February 4, 2pm– Sassy Sistah Doll Workshop with Amaechina Anyanwu
Black Doll Show / Classes and Workshops / February 2017

Saturday, February 4, 2pm– Sassy Sistah Doll Workshop with Amaechina Anyanwu

It’s your last chance! Join Leimert Park’s own Amaechina Anyanwu for a workshop making your own “Sassy Sistah” doll with repurposed fabrics, jewels, and other found objects to reflect inner beauty. The class is limited to 20 participants and we strongly encourage you to RSVP at 323/734-1165. This will be the third, and final, dollmaking … Continue reading

Saturday, January 21, 2pm – Dollmaking Workshop with Artist Stephanie Moore
Black Doll Show / Classes and Workshops / January 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2pm – Dollmaking Workshop with Artist Stephanie Moore

As part of the 36th Annual Black Doll Show, The Friends of William Grant Still Arts Center invite you to get creative and making at a hands-on dollmaking workshop for all levels and ages with renowned doll making artist and member of the Crescent Bay Doll Fanciers Stephanie Moore. Ms. Moore has been a featured … Continue reading

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

Saturday, December 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

36th Annual Black Doll Show “Paper, Plastic, Ceramics & Wood” Curated by Rosalyn Myles
Black Doll Show / December 2016

36th Annual Black Doll Show “Paper, Plastic, Ceramics & Wood” Curated by Rosalyn Myles

36th Annual Black Doll Show Paper, Plastic, Ceramics and Wood December 10, 2016-February 18, 2017 Curated by Rosalyn Myles Opening Concert: Saturday, December 10, 3-6pm Saturday Dollmaking Workshops: December 17, January 21, & February 4, 2-4pm Influenced by African artists who use recycled and repurposed materials, and in an effort to be green and sensitive … 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