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

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

35th Annual Black Doll Show Closing Event Saturday, February 13 from 2-5pm
Black Doll Show / Community Health and Wellness / February 2016 / What's Happening This Week

35th Annual Black Doll Show Closing Event Saturday, February 13 from 2-5pm

Closing Panel and Performance Part of 35th Annual Black Doll Show – Trench Art Retrospective: The War Against HIV/AIDS – Women of the African Diaspora in the Trenches Panel: “Creating Sanctuary: Eliminating HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Shame” Saturday, February 13, 2:00-5:00 pm Join the William Grant Still Arts Center and Dr. Cynthia Davis for a closing reception of the … Continue reading

“Wilhemina’s War”  Documentary West Coast Advance Screening Saturday, January 9 from 3-5pm
Black Doll Show / Community Health and Wellness

“Wilhemina’s War” Documentary West Coast Advance Screening Saturday, January 9 from 3-5pm

Wilhemina’s War  Saturday, January 9, 3:00-5:00pm Scroll Down to Watch trailer for Wilhemina’s War The leading cause of death for African-American women in their childbearing years is AIDS, and 1 in 32 will be diagnosed in their lifetime. Join us for a free advance screening of the documentary Wilhemina’s War, which will be featured at the … Continue reading