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Sunday, December 21, 2014, 2PM | WORKSHOP
GIFTS OF THE SEASON #2

Create a unique gift for someone special at our holiday workshop. Embellish a totebag, découpage a favorite photograph on a decorative tile, or bring in an old ornament and give it new life. This workshop is free and begins at 2pm in CAAM’s Courtyard. RSVP at 213.744.2024 to reserve a space. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, January 10, 2015, 2PM | FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION
BLACK AND WHITE:  Crimes of Color (2010, 58 min)

Documentary screening after which a discussion will follow.  CAAM is grateful to the organization Under the Same Sun for allowing us to screen this important film. RSVP at 213.744.2024.

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 2PM | PRESENTATION AND WORKSHOP

Dr. Edna Briggs of the California African American Genealogical Society will conduct a hands-on workshop for families interested in learning how to research their 'roots'.  RSVP at 213.744.2024.

Saturday, February 7, 2015, 2PM - 4PM | PANEL DISCUSSION
ALBINISM IN TANZANIA

CAAM is proud to present a panel discussion exploring the genetics of albinism, and the socio-political factors influencing the harsh treatment of the albino population in Tanzania.  Panelists include Dr. Murray Brilliant, PhD., Senior Scientist, Director of the Center for Human Genetics at the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation in Wisconsin, and Dr. Rebecca Kammer, Clinical Consultant, Optometric Education at VisionCare Opthalmic Technologies and founder of Low Vision U in Orange County.  RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.

Saturday, February 14, 2015, 2PM - 4PM | FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION
THE DANCE:  The History of American Minstrelsy

This documentary looks at the birth of 'minstrelsy' that played a huge role in American popular culture immediately after the Civil War and through the 1920s.  The afternoon includes an in-depth conversaton with the visual artist - Mark Steven Greenfield - whose artistic output is currently on display in the CAAM exhibition LOOKING BACK IN FRONT OF ME:  Selected Works of Mark Steven Greenfield, 1974-2014.  RSVP preferred 213.744.2024. 

CHILDREN SHOULD BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN FOR ALL WORKSHOPS!

EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMS AT CAAM ARE ALWAYS FREE. PARKING AVAILABLE FOR $10.00 AT THE LOT LOCATED AT 39TH AND FIGUEROA STREETS.

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