Teen Art Journaling Teens ages 12-18, join us as you create a journal cover and learn to put your thoughts, ideas, and goals into a creative journal that includes writing and drawing. Register here!
Ar PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Galvanized by the post-World War II decolonization of African nations and the civil rights, black power, anti-war, and feminist and womanist movements, African-descendant cultural producers in the United States began overtly repudiating a European aesthetic and claiming a Black aesthetic that emerged from the lived experience of […]
People living with disabilities are underrepresented in media, popular culture, and art. Alice Wong, a disabled activist, media maker, and research consultant, joins Beth Ziebarth, director of Access Smithsonian, artist Riva Lehrer, and writer s.e. smith, to discuss intersectionality in art, design, and the museum world through inclusive design and representation. REGISTER EVENT/TICKET PRICE: […]
Afrofuturist Collage Afrofuturism is a philosophy that reimagines the world of tomorrow. Black Futures Month, which takes place in February in conjunction with Black History Month, celebrates Black joy and “imagines a joyful, free and liberated future for Black folks” through art. (source: https://bit.ly/32k9wF1) Celebrate Black Futures Month by creating Afrofuturist […]
Share your current craft project or get tips, tricks, and inspiration for new ones. During this hour you can connect with other teens through a common interest in art, crafts, and hanging out. Join us with your current craft project or get ideas for a new one. We will talk […]
Vincent Van Gogh’s career as an artist spanned the final ten years of his life (1853-1890). During that time he created 866 oil paintings, 21 of which are physically located at five museums in the Mid-Atlantic region: Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. Join us for an educational and entertaining online/virtual […]
Join staff at the Morris Park Library for a discussion of The Boondocks by Aaron McGruder. You can read the strips for free at GoComics.com! Online via Google Hangouts For ages 13 to 18 years About the Boondocks: Meet Aaron McGruder’s The Boondocks: Huey and Riley Freeman, Jazmine DuBois, and […]
Join Nika Smernoff of Calligraphette & Co for a primer on hand lettering. This is a workshop for beginners. We’ll start with guided demonstrations from Nika Smernoff of Calligraphy & Co., followed by practice time for you to ask any questions you may have as you continue to play with […]