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by women of the African Diaspora
2018 Year End Campaign
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Programs
BLACK BOX: Will Feagins, Jr.  |  The Possibilities

BLACK BOX: Will Feagins, Jr. | The Possibilities

BLACK BOX is a site for play, dialogue, and creative risk taking where an artist shares an in-progress work in front of an audience for feedback, engagement, and encouragement. It also provides a space for arts enthusiasts to view compelling work from some of the most exciting and thought-provoking artists working today. Each BLACK BOX...
Gallery Walk with Deborah Roberts

Gallery Walk with Deborah Roberts

BLOOM: A Visual Unfurling of Light

BLOOM: A Visual Unfurling of Light

Saturdays February 24 March 24 and April 21, 2018 12:00 p.m. – 4 :00 p.m. Come and take your portrait for free and participate in a community portrait series inspired by the work of Deborah Roberts. BLOOM celebrates and affirms the range of beauty found within the African Diaspora. Facilitated by celebrated photographer Melissa Alexander,...
Toshi Reagon Celebrates Octavia E. Butler

Toshi Reagon Celebrates Octavia E. Butler

Saturday, February 24, 2018 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium Versatile singer-songwriter-guitarist Toshi Reagon performs original work in honor of speculative fiction author Octavia E. Butler. This program is part of Uniting the Academy and the Community, the 2nd Biennial Octavia E. Butler Conference. Register here. Uniting the Academy and...
Curating Soul of a Nation

Curating Soul of a Nation

This event is sure to be STANDING ROOM ONLY. RSVP here.
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Mondays, February 5 – May 14, 2018 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a yoga class surrounded by works of art and engage in a practice that focuses on balance, focus, and strength. A certified yoga instructor will lead each of the classes:   February 5, 12, 19, and 26  |  Deaundra Audrey Cash March...
Rachelle Knowles | Cultivate You: The Ritual of Finding and Creating Home*

Rachelle Knowles | Cultivate You: The Ritual of Finding and Creating Home*

Sunday, November 19, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join us for a micro-retreat focused on creating an at home wellness practice wherever you are. Guided by Rachelle Knowles, participants will use movement (yoga) and other meditative practices as a way to connect with their bodies and acknowledge the healing powers of their breath. Rachelle...
There Is No Map: You Make It Up As You Go Along

There Is No Map: You Make It Up As You Go Along

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:30 p.m.* Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium Using Beverly Buchanan’s life and words as inspiration and remixing the traditional artist talk, citizen artist vanessa german uses movement, poetry, music, monologue, and art making to explore the anatomy of the human spirit that dares to make its own way....
ARTIST GUIDES: Alice Lovelace

ARTIST GUIDES: Alice Lovelace

ARTIST GUIDES Artist Guides is a series of public tours led by Georgia-based Black women cultural producers. A dynamic group of creatives will lead tours of Beverly Buchanan—Ruins and Rituals on the following days: Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. Alice Lovelace, Community Based Writer and Organizer