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ALL PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT CAAM ARE FREE! - RSVP TO 213.744.2024

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Stroller Tours

Babies are welcome! In fact, you need a baby in tow if you want to join this group for casual and lively discussions in the galleries led by museum educators--just for parents-caregivers and their pre-toddler-age children (18 months and younger). Expect a special kind of outing that allows for adult conversation, but where no one minds if a baby lends his or her opinion with a coo or a cry! Tours are limited to ten adults with children and meet at the information desk. No RSVP needed.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
CAAM: After School

At these free, drop-in after-school art workshops, children of all ages and their adult companions engage in creative projects to learn about the art and artifacts on display in our galleries. From building a 3D house sculpture to designing a flag, CAAM: After School gives young people the opportunity to experiment with new artistic techniques and explore CAAM's exhibitions after the school day ends. No RSVP needed.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Printmaking: Old and New World Techniques

Join Los Angeles printmaker Daniel González as he explores the history of printmaking techniques used to create some of the pieces in Paperworks: Selections from the Permanent Collection. González will help you take a closer look at techniques developed in Europe, explain how they evolved in unforeseen ways when brought to the Americas, and illustrate how these methods continue to be used today, including at the forefront of activism.
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
In Conversation: Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and Naima J. Keith

Join us for an in-gallery talk and conversation with current exhibiting artist Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle. The first solo museum presentation in Los Angeles for this LA- and Oakland-based artist, this exhibition brings attention to the missing black women in America and the African diaspora, from history to the present day. Hinkle and Keith will discuss the artist's multifaceted practice as well the inspiration for this particular body of work.
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Stroller Tours

Babies are welcome! In fact, you need a baby in tow if you want to join this group for casual and lively discussions in the galleries led by museum educators--just for parents-caregivers and their pre-toddler-age children (18 months and younger). Expect a special kind of outing that allows for adult conversation, but where no one minds if a baby lends his or her opinion with a coo or a cry! Tours are limited to ten adults with children and meet at the information desk. No RSVP needed.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
CAAM: After School

At these free, drop-in after-school art workshops, children of all ages and their adult companions engage in creative projects to learn about the art and artifacts on display in our galleries. From building a 3D house sculpture to designing a flag, CAAM: After School gives young people the opportunity to experiment with new artistic techniques and explore CAAM's exhibitions after the school day ends. No RSVP needed.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Workshop: Meditation Guru

In the spirit of Network Guru, a work by Derrick Adams that invites viewers to experience self-reflection and meditation, join instructor Kenetia Lee as she guides you through mindfulness meditation. Through exercises and stories, this workshop will help participants achieve inner peace, clear their thoughts, and feel more present. Mindfulness is particularly relevant to address anxiety provoked by mass media in the post-election era--a subject explored in Adams's exhibition, Network, which focuses on media input and output.
Click here to RSVP or call 213.744.2024.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Hack Party: The Art of Collage in the 21st Century

In conjunction with Paperworks: Selections from the Permanent Collection, artist and educator Holly Tempo will lead a collage workshop. Tempo will introduce the history of collage and discuss how the art form has influenced art making over time and remains important to contemporary artists today. Using cardboard and other supplies, participants will learn how to transform everyday materials into meaningful works of art. Ages 16 and up, no experience necessary, maximum 20 participants. RSVP required.
Click here to RSVP or call 213.744.2024.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Stroller Tours

Babies are welcome! In fact, you need a baby in tow if you want to join this group for casual and lively discussions in the galleries led by museum educators--just for parents-caregivers and their pre-toddler-age children (18 months and younger). Expect a special kind of outing that allows for adult conversation, but where no one minds if a baby lends his or her opinion with a coo or a cry! Tours are limited to ten adults with children and meet at the information desk. No RSVP needed.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
CAAM: After School

At these free, drop-in after-school art workshops, children of all ages and their adult companions engage in creative projects to learn about the art and artifacts on display in our galleries. From building a 3D house sculpture to designing a flag, CAAM: After School gives young people the opportunity to experiment with new artistic techniques and explore CAAM's exhibitions after the school day ends. No RSVP needed.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Performance: The Evanesced: Embodied Disappearance

Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle will perform The Evanesced: Embodied Disappearance in the gallery, in which she will evoke various types of women navigating historical and contemporary contexts. The piece--which includes a soundtrack of whispers, shuffles, and snippets of popular and underground music--adds another dimension to this emotional examination of a fraught part of the black female experience.
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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Stroller Tours

Babies are welcome! In fact, you need a baby in tow if you want to join this group for casual and lively discussions in the galleries led by museum educators--just for parents-caregivers and their pre-toddler-age children (18 months and younger). Expect a special kind of outing that allows for adult conversation, but where no one minds if a baby lends his or her opinion with a coo or a cry! Tours are limited to ten adults with children and meet at the information desk. No RSVP needed.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
CAAM: After School

At these free, drop-in after-school art workshops, children of all ages and their adult companions engage in creative projects to learn about the art and artifacts on display in our galleries. From building a 3D house sculpture to designing a flag, CAAM: After School gives young people the opportunity to experiment with new artistic techniques and explore CAAM's exhibitions after the school day ends. No RSVP needed.

Friday, May 12, 2017 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Rescheduled from April 13)
Terry McMillan

Come for a talk and book signing with writer Terry McMillan, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Waiting To Exhale. McMillan will discuss her latest novel, I Almost Forgot About You, the inspiring story of a woman who shakes things up in her life to find greater meaning. This program is presented in conjunction with Eso Won Books, and hardcover and paperback editions will be available for purchase.
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Sunday May 14, 2017 | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Starring...You!

What is your favorite TV program? Why? Imagine if you could be the main character! Using Derrick Adams: Network as inspiration, create a work of art using papers, fabric, and markers that features you on your favorite television show.
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Thursday May 18, 2017 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Can We All Get Along? 25 Years Later

In 1992, Rodney King made a national appeal in an attempt to quell Los Angeles's violent response to the acquittal of the four officers who beat him. In a panel discussion, Tyree Boyd-Pates, curator of CAAM's exhibition No Justice, No Peace: LA 1992, will engage Reverend Cecil Murray of First AME, Rodney King's daughter, Lora King, and Mark D. Craig, author of Ain't a Damn Thing Changed and an original Parker Center demonstrator, to examine the legacy of the uprisings and assess whether LA is faring any better in 2017 than it did in 1992.
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Stroller Tours

Babies are welcome! In fact, you need a baby in tow if you want to join this group for casual and lively discussions in the galleries led by museum educators--just for parents-caregivers and their pre-toddler-age children (18 months and younger). Expect a special kind of outing that allows for adult conversation, but where no one minds if a baby lends his or her opinion with a coo or a cry! Tours are limited to ten adults with children and meet at the information desk. No RSVP needed.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
CAAM: After School

At these free, drop-in after-school art workshops, children of all ages and their adult companions engage in creative projects to learn about the art and artifacts on display in our galleries. From building a 3D house sculpture to designing a flag, CAAM: After School gives young people the opportunity to experiment with new artistic techniques and explore CAAM's exhibitions after the school day ends. No RSVP needed.

Tuesday May 23, 2017 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
In Conversation: Black Performance in Contemporary Art

Inspired by Derrick Adams's Network exhibition, dancer-choreographer Taisha Ciara Paggett will discuss the history of black performance traditions from the early 1960s to today. She will introduce audiences to three generations of artists, including Adams, David Hammons, Maren Hassinger, Senga Nengudi, and Theaster Gates, among others. Paggett, whose works and collaborations have been presented at venues worldwide, is the co-founder of the dance journal itch.
Click here to RSVP or call 213.744.2024.

Thursday June 1, 2017 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Black Female Representations in Popular Media

Caroline A. Streeter, Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at UCLA, will present a lecture that examines media representation of black female celebrities in the context of global performance and popular culture, including Oprah and Diahann Carroll, who appear in Derrick Adams's Color Bar Constellation series.
Click here to RSVP or call 213.744.2024.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Stroller Tours

Babies are welcome! In fact, you need a baby in tow if you want to join this group for casual and lively discussions in the galleries led by museum educators--just for parents-caregivers and their pre-toddler-age children (18 months and younger). Expect a special kind of outing that allows for adult conversation, but where no one minds if a baby lends his or her opinion with a coo or a cry! Tours are limited to ten adults with children and meet at the information desk. No RSVP needed.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
CAAM: After School

At these free, drop-in after-school art workshops, children of all ages and their adult companions engage in creative projects to learn about the art and artifacts on display in our galleries. From building a 3D house sculpture to designing a flag, CAAM: After School gives young people the opportunity to experiment with new artistic techniques and explore CAAM's exhibitions after the school day ends. No RSVP needed.

Wednesday June 7, 2017 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Frame by Frame: The Media's Response to the LA Uprisings of 1992

Twenty-five years ago, the world witnessed the brutality and subsequent violence that resulted from the 1992 Los Angeles Uprisings. Join us at CAAM for a panel led by USC Professor of Communications, Josh Kun, with Kirk McCoy, LA Times photographer; Jim Newton, a professor and former LA Times reporter; and photographer Ted Soqui, who will discuss what it was like to cover the height of the uprisings in LA.
Click here to RSVP or call 213.744.2024.

Sunday June 11, 2017 | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Collecting Art for Beginners

Collector and gallery owner Eric Hanks discusses art collecting for beginners. Learn how some of the great African American collections began, and find out what you can do to start your own collection.
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Sunday June 18, 2017 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Gizmo Lab

This Father's Day put your heads and hands together to make a fun toy out of stuff you usually throw away! We'll provide most of the supplies, but if you have a small box, corks, bamboo skewers, or other fun materials please bring them along.
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Sunday June 18, 2017 | 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Let's Fly a Kite!

Learn how to assemble a basic kite and then make it your own with colorful decorations. Afterwards you can test it out in the park for a fun Father's Day memory!
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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Stroller Tours

Babies are welcome! In fact, you need a baby in tow if you want to join this group for casual and lively discussions in the galleries led by museum educators--just for parents-caregivers and their pre-toddler-age children (18 months and younger). Expect a special kind of outing that allows for adult conversation, but where no one minds if a baby lends his or her opinion with a coo or a cry! Tours are limited to ten adults with children and meet at the information desk. No RSVP needed.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
CAAM: After School

At these free, drop-in after-school art workshops, children of all ages and their adult companions engage in creative projects to learn about the art and artifacts on display in our galleries. From building a 3D house sculpture to designing a flag, CAAM: After School gives young people the opportunity to experiment with new artistic techniques and explore CAAM's exhibitions after the school day ends. No RSVP needed.

Children should be accompanied by a parent or guardian for all workshops!