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COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Connecting the Dots: The Heidelberg Project and the Power of Art

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Connecting the Dots: The Heidelberg Project and the Power of Art

Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Aku Kadogo, Spelman Distinguished Visiting Scholar of the Arts, will present a special dialogue with Tyree Guyton, creator of the renowned Heidelberg Project of Detroit. Acting on his vision many years...
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: "Blues for an Alabama Sky"

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: “Blues for an Alabama Sky”

Thursday, April 2, 2015 7:00 p.m. Finding connections with Maren Hassinger’s ground-breaking contribution to performance art and interdisciplinary practice, the Alliance Theatre presents a very special evening with Pearl Cleage, C’ 71, the award-winning playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet commemorating...
BLACK BOX: Keith Purvis: "Travis & Tabitha"

BLACK BOX: Keith Purvis: “Travis & Tabitha”

Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:30 p.m. Travis & Tabitha is an independently financed dramedy directed by Keith Purvis about a 26 year-old failed fashion designer (Tabitha) and 28 year-old aspiring cook (Travis) who, out of necessity, become reluctant roommates on...
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...
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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...

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Connecting the Dots: The Heidelberg Project and the Power of Art

Thursday, March 26, 2015
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Aku Kadogo, Spelman Distinguished Visiting Scholar of the Arts, will present a special dialogue with Tyree Guyton, creator of the renowned Heidelberg Project of Detroit. Acting on his vision many years ago, he set out to respond to a city that was in a state of disrepair and despondency.  Now in its 30th year, The Heidelberg Project is a thriving arts organization that aims to inspire and enrich all those who experience it.

Mr. Guyton will present a spontaneous, interactive art installation titled Heidelberg TV: The Baby Doll Show on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 2:00-5:00 pm in front of the Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center.

This special Community Conversations is organized in partnership with Flux Projects.

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COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: "Blues for an Alabama Sky"

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: “Blues for an Alabama Sky”

Thursday, April 2, 2015 7:00 p.m. Finding connections with Maren Hassinger’s ground-breaking contribution to performance art and interdisciplinary practice, the Alliance Theatre presents a very special evening with Pearl Cleage, C’ 71, the award-winning playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet commemorating the twentieth anniversary of her 1995 work Blues for Alabama Sky. Join us for this...
Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference Opening Celebration and the Atlanta Premiere of "Women’s Work" (2015)

Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference Opening Celebration and the Atlanta Premiere 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...
March 2015 Newsletter II (Programs)

March 2015 Newsletter II (Programs)

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Review: Maren Hassinger transforms nature into sensory meditations in “Dreaming,” at Spelman

Review: Maren Hassinger transforms nature into sensory meditations in “Dreaming,” at Spelman

March 12, 2015 By Gail ONeill Review: Maren Hassinger transforms nature into sensory meditations in “Dreaming,” at Spelman – See more at: http://www.artsatl.com/2015/03/maren-hassinger/#sthash.4H5Mk2CY.dpuf
March 2015 Newsletter

March 2015 Newsletter

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“Are You Sure, Sweetheart, That You Want To Be Well?:” A Contemplative Retreat for Self Healing

“Are You Sure, Sweetheart, That You Want To Be Well?:” A Contemplative Retreat for Self Healing

Saturday, March 21, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Reconnect to the source of your inspiration and gain strength, courage, and tools to live more dynamically despite the challenges of daily life. Veta Goler, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Teaching Resource and Research Center and Associate Professor of Dance, Spelman College, will guide you through a...
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/.
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Connecting the Dots: The Heidelberg Project and the Power of Art

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Connecting the Dots: The Heidelberg Project and the Power of Art

Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Aku Kadogo, Spelman Distinguished Visiting Scholar of the Arts, will present a special dialogue with Tyree Guyton, creator of the renowned Heidelberg Project of Detroit. Acting on his vision many years ago, he set out to respond to a city that was in a state of...