The Black Arts Movement (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

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 […]

⭐ Disability Visibility: Intersectionality In Art, Design, And Museums (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

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 (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

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: Celebrate Black Futures Month by creating Afrofuturist […]

Van Gogh in the Mid-Atlantic: 21 DC/MD/VA Paintings (Washington DC History & Culture) – VIRTUAL

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 […]

Comic Strip Book Club: The Boondocks (New York Public Library) – 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! 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 […]