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

Monday, January 18, 2016, 11am - 4pm | TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM
Annual 'CAKE FOR KING' Community Celebration

Join us for our annual recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday and his life's work as a charismatic and dedicated leader of the modern civil rights movement. CAAM will offer an art workshop, documentaries, face painting, story-time, and slices of homemade birthday cake while supplies last.

Saturday, January 23, 2016, 1PM - 3PM | WRITERS' WORKSHOP
The Community Writers Group Workshop

CWG's mission is to preserve the histories of the peoples of the African Diaspora through the writing of personal narratives. For more information, please contact ewoodson@caamuseum.org.

Saturday, January 23, 2016, 2PM - 4PM | DISCUSSION
Panel Discussion with Sculptors Charles Dickson, Duane Paul, and Joe Sims

These sculptors will discuss what it means to be viable artists in the 21st century, and their views on being acknowledged as an "artist" vs. "Black artist." RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024. 

Saturday, January 30, 2016, 1pm - 3pm | ARTISTS' TALK
Abstraction Today: A Conversation with African American Women Artists

Chelle Barbour, April Bey, Holly Tempo, Lisa C Soto, and Lisa Diane Wedgeworth, whose art can be seen in the exhibition Hard Edged will discuss their work from a variety of perspectives. Moderated by jill moniz, Ph.D. RSVP preferred to 213.744.2024.

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 1pm - 3pm | PROP-MAKING WORKSHOP

Lynn Rossi and Nichelle Evans, whose works are currently on view in the CAAM exhibition Evolution of the Revolution will help workshop participants create a prop of the North Star. All materials provided. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.

Sunday, February 7, 2016, 2pm - 4pm | LECTURE
Black History Month | Carter G. Woodson African American History Series, 2016

African American Politicians During Reconstruction Reconstruction (1863-1875) yielded the active participation of African Americans (including thousands of former slaves) in the political, economic, and social life of the South. Learn more about the pioneering African American Reconstruction politicians who held office in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.

Sunday, February 14, 2016, 11am - 5pm | TARGET SUNDAYSAT CAAM

We will celebrate Black History Month with a slate of exciting programs.  Free to the public!

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 2pm - 4pm | LECTURE
Black History Month | Carter G. Woodson African American History Series, 2016 United States Presidents Who Owned Slaves

Eight U.S Presidents owned slaves during their presidencies. Learn about this contradictory predicament they faced as presidents while the country grappled with the moral questions surrounding slavery and its economic impact on the nation. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.

Saturday, February 27, 2016, 1pm - 2:30pm | WRITERS' WORKSHOP
The Community Writers Group Workshop

CWG's mission is to preserve the histories of the peoples of the African Diaspora through the writing of personal narratives. For more information, please contact ewoodson@caamuseum.org. 

Sunday, February 28, 2016, 2pm - 4pm|LECTURE
Black History Month | Carter G. Woodson African American History Series, 2016 Four Black Governors

After Reconstruction it took more than 80 years before an African American would become a U.S. Governor. This presentation offers a closer look into the lives, gubernatorial campaigns, and service of the four Black men who were elected or served as governors during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.

Saturday, March 5 & Sunday, March 13, 2016, 11:30am - 12:30pm | TRIVIA GAME
Celebrating Women's History Month | AMERICA'S SISTERS TRIVIA GAME

Come learn about the important contributions made by some of America's outstanding African American women in the spheres of politics, civil rights, education, literature, and journalism.  Biographies are available for study, and can be found at http://www.caamuseum.org/documents/Freedom%20Sisters.pdf.  Prizes offered. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.

Saturday, March 5, 2016, 2pm - 4pm | PANEL DISCUSSION
Celebrating Women's History Month | CALIFORNIA WOMEN IN S.T.E.M.

Accomplished women in science, technology, engineering, and math will discuss their careers in these male-dominated fields, and share how they succeeded in these professions. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.

Sunday, March 6, 2016, 2pm - 4pm | DISCUSSION
Celebrating Women's History Month | MEET LA'S OWN - NBC4 NEWS REPORTER, BEVERLY WHITE

Beverly White is a distinguished and award-winning former news anchor and current NBC4 General Assignment Reporter.  CAAM is honored to recognize her thirty-year career in an intimate conversation.  RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.

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EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMS AT CAAM ARE ALWAYS FREE. PARKING AVAILABLE FOR $12.00 ($15.00 AFTER 5:00PM) AT THE LOT LOCATED AT 39TH AND FIGUEROA STREETS.

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