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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...
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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"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...

12:00 p.m.

Look closely at works of art on view through the lens of balance, focus, and strength; then connect these ideas with a yoga class led by certified yoga instructors Felesha Love, Wellness Specialist, Spelman College, and Makeba Dixon-Hill, Curator of Education, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art.

Yoga in the Museum is free and open to beginner and experienced yogis. Space is also limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact us at 404.270.5607,, or @spelmanmuseum on Twitter with questions and for more information.

Space is limited, so please bring your yoga mat, if you are able.

Yoga in the Museum is organized in partnership with the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Wellness and is an Active for Life Wellness Initiative.

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