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Community Day

Community Day

Saturday, September 27, 2014 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. A fun-filled exploration of Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art for participants of all ages that will include make-and-take workshops, interactive tours, a Story Teller’s Circle, giveaways from local cultural...
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Engendering Anansi

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Engendering Anansi

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 5:00 p.m. Kathleen Phillips Lewis Chair, History Department, Spelman College A multi-media performance paper on how women in the Caribbean manipulated folklore and storytelling, transforming the traditionally male, Anansi, into feminized versions ranging from Aunt Nancy...
"Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art"

“Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art”

Now on View September 4 – December 6, 2014   #anansi
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Mondays, September 15 – December 1, 2014 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Look closely at the works of art on view in Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art through the lens of balance, focus, and strength. Then connect...
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"Maren Hassinger...Dreaming" (spring 2015)

“Maren Hassinger…Dreaming” (spring 2015)

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...

Mondays
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, museum@spelman.edu, 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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