The National Portrait Gallery and the Library would like to invite you to a virtual conversation about public remembrance and the history of Washington, D.C. Join us as we analyze a portrait of Malcolm X, and discuss the related book, The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley. We will be joined by […]
DC Public Library is delighted to partner with Politics and Prose, the DC Public Library Foundation, and Pepco for an inspirational program for teens with author Justin A. Reynolds and illustrator Pablo Leon. The artists will talk about their creative process and collaboration on their new Spider-Man graphic, Miles Morales: Shock Waves. Please see details below to receive a […]
This workshop is designed to help you do two important things: To hold in your mind and heart a person you love and for whom you are grateful, and to let your relationship with them and your memories of them guide you into making a beautiful small art piece — a […]
Registration not required, but encouraged. Click here to register through Eventbrite. The state of Maryland is fortunate to have one of the most historic collections of state-owned art in the nation. It dates from 1774 when the portrait of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham was presented to the state by Charles […]
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 […]