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Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference Opening Celebration and the Atlanta Premier of "Women’s Work" (2015)

Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference Opening Celebration and the Atlanta Premier of “Women’s Work” (2015)

Friday, March 20, 2015 7:00 p.m. The Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference (March 20-21) is a two-day event that celebrates the work of the notable writer, activist, filmmaker, feminist, and educator. Complete with creative, intellectual, and community-organizing opportunities, the 14th...
Can't wait to hear more about Maren Hassinger?

Can’t wait to hear more about Maren Hassinger?

Read her interview in BOMB Magazine.
Community Day

Community Day

Saturday, April 18, 2015 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. A fun-filled exploration of Maren Hassinger . . . Dreaming for participants of all ages that includes make-and-take workshops, interactive tours, giveaways from local cultural institutions, and more.
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Mondays, February 16 – April 27, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Look closely at works of art on view in Maren Hassinger  . . . Dreaming through the lens of balance, focus, and strength. Then connect these ideas with...
Become a Friend of the Museum Today!

Become a Friend of the Museum Today!

Please become a Friend of the Museum and help  us continue our tradition of presenting engaging projects that consistently expand art offerings in Atlanta, the region, and beyond. click here  
"Maren Hassinger . . . Dreaming"

“Maren Hassinger . . . Dreaming”

For more than four decades Maren Hassinger, a sculptor, performance artist, and the Director of the Rinehart School of Sculpture at the Maryland Institute and College of Art, has created work that examines the tenuous relationship between nature and industrialism....
"AFRICA Forecast" (fall 2015 and spring 2016)

“AFRICA Forecast” (fall 2015 and spring 2016)

AFRICA Forecast explores how African fashion design has changed, evolved, and been practiced in an international arena. Including garments, textiles, photographs, videos, interior treatments, and furniture, this original exhibition, which is curated by Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D. and Erika Dalya...

Yoga in the Museum

Mondays, February 16 – April 27, 2015
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Look closely at works of art on view in Maren Hassinger  . . . Dreaming through the lens of balance, focus, and strength. Then connect these ideas with a yoga class led by the following certified yoga instructors:

 

Yoga in the Museum is free and open to beginner and experienced yogis. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Yoga in the Museum is organized in partnership with the Department of Wellness. Please contact us at 404.270.5607, museum@spelman.edu, or @spelmanmuseum on Twitter with questions and for more information.

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Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference Opening Celebration and the Atlanta Premier of "Women’s Work" (2015)

Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference Opening Celebration and the Atlanta Premier of “Women’s Work” (2015)

Friday, March 20, 2015 7:00 p.m. The Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference (March 20-21) is a two-day event that celebrates the work of the notable writer, activist, filmmaker, feminist, and educator. Complete with creative, intellectual, and community-organizing opportunities, the 14th annual convening is meditation on the contemporary struggles Black women face. Maren Hassinger will present...
Review: The Material Distillation of Dreams: Maren Hassinger at Spelman MFA

Review: The Material Distillation of Dreams: Maren Hassinger at Spelman MFA

By Susan Richmond on February 27, 2015 Review: The Material Distillation of Dreams: Maren Hassinger at Spelman MFA. See more at http://burnaway.org/material-distillation-dreams-maren-hassinger-spelman-mfa/.
Review: Postcolonial Thoughts: Material & Spirit–Maren Hassinger at Spelman Museum

Review: Postcolonial Thoughts: Material & Spirit–Maren Hassinger at Spelman Museum

February 26, 2015 Review: Postcolonial Thoughts: Material & Spirit–Maren Hassinger at Spelman Museum. See more at http://creativethresholds.com/tag/spelman-college-museum-of-fine-art/.

CANCELLED: COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: On Creativity

This program has been cancelled due to the ensuing inclement weather. COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: On Creativity Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:00 p.m. Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation on creativity through the lens of visual art, food, science, and dance with topics that range from process, inspiration, and collaboration.  
Can't wait to hear more about Maren Hassinger?

Can’t wait to hear more about Maren Hassinger?

Read her interview in BOMB Magazine.
"Maren Hassinger . . . Dreaming"  – Now on view through May 16, 2015

“Maren Hassinger . . . Dreaming” – Now on view through May 16, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: Spelman College Receives Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant to Establish New Curatorial Studies Program

For Immediate Release   Media Contacts: Audrey Arthur 404-270-5892 aarthur3@spelman.edu Twitter: @SpelmanMedia 
Wyatt Phillips 404-270-5606 wphillips@spelman.edu Spelman College Receives Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant to Establish New Curatorial Studies Program ATLANTA (Feb. 9, 2015) — Spelman College has been awarded a $250,000 grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to pilot a Curatorial Studies Program....

PRESS RELEASE: Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Presents New Exhibition “Maren Hassinger . . . Dreaming”

For Immediate Release   Media Contacts: Audrey Arthur 404-270-5892 aarthur3@spelman.edu Twitter: @SpelmanMedia Wyatt Phillips 404-270-5606 wphillips@spelman.edu Twitter: @SpelmanMuseum Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Presents New Exhibition Maren Hassinger . . . Dreaming  ATLANTA (Feb. 6, 2015) – In 2013, New York Times art critic Holland Cotter described Maren Hassinger as “another artist awaiting serious...
Spelman College Family Weekend: Tour the Museum

Spelman College Family Weekend: Tour the Museum

Friday, February 20, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Each year, Spelman College extends a warm welcome to the families of our students to experience all that Spelman has to offer. Join us for an interactive tour of Maren Hassinger . . . Dreaming.