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

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

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

On The Corner, A Presentation by Van Young – Saturday, May 14 3-4pm
African-American Composers Exhibition Series / Classes and Workshops / May 2016 / What's Happening This Week

On The Corner, A Presentation by Van Young – Saturday, May 14 3-4pm

Longtime Friends of William Grant Still Arts Center president Van Young will share some insights and thoughts into Miles Davis’s 1972 album On The Corner  in a new freeform one hour presentation all about the groundbreaking record. The exhibit will be open for viewing and, since it is the birthday of Dr. William Grant Still, we’ll have our usual cake … Continue reading

Spring Classes Now In Session!
African-American Composers Exhibition Series / April 2016 / Classes and Workshops / February 2016 / March 2016 / What's Happening This Week

Spring Classes Now In Session!

Making music, art, dance, and theatre through the creative work of Miles Davis! The William Grant Still Arts Center’s Spring Music and Art Education Program begins again from March 15-May 7. Starting February 29-March 4, give the Center a call to reserve your space. The Spring Education program teaches music and art through the life and work … Continue reading