Saturday, January 11, 2014, 1PM | LECTURE & WORKSHOP
HEALINGS FROM THE EARTH/JUJU BAGS
Alina Estrada, certified natural health practitioner, will speak about the traditional Southern practice of using Mother Nature’s herbs, spices and roots with medicinal properties, and will guide participants in making their own sachets in honor of that tradition. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
Thursday, January 16, 2014, 6:30PM | QUESTION BRIDGE - RECEPTION
EXHIBITION PREVIEW & RECEPTION FOR MEMBERS & COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS
Members and special guests are invited to celebrate the opening of Question Bridge, a powerful video art installation that exposes the incredible diversity of thought, character, and identity within the Black American male demographic, and breaks the traditional view of a monolithic identity. RSVPs required by January 10, 2014 to 213.744.2056.
Saturday, January 18, 2014, 2PM | ARTISTS’ CONVERSATION & CLOSING RECEPTION
Join us for an informal conversation with the five artists on display in the exhibition Diverted Destruction 6 -- Dale Brockman Davis, Derrick Maddox, Rosalyn Myles, Joseph Sims, and Richard Turner. The discussion will be moderated by CAAM‘s Visual Arts Curator Mar Hollingsworth with light refreshments to follow. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
sday, January 16, 2014, 6:30PM | QUESTION BRIDGE - RECEPTION
Sunday, January 19, 2014, 12 Noon – 5PM | LIVE PERFORMANCES & COMMUNITY ART PROJECT
TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. & NELSON MANDELA - A CELEBRATION
PILLARS OF PEACE, FROM JAIL TO JUSTICE
Mark your calendar to join us on this Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend as we celebrate the legacies of Dr. King and Nelson Mandela. View film screenings of Dr. King’s speeches and Nelson Mandela’s speech made during his appearance at the Los Angeles Coliseum in 1990. Experience music, theatre, and dance performances that represent our diverse communities. Co-hosting the program will be performer and producer Dawnn Lewis and actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter. (*Coincides with the formal King Holiday. Interpreted for the hearing impaired.)
FOUND OBJECT ASSEMBLAGE COMMUNITY ART PROJECT
FOUND OBJECT ASSEMBLAGE COMMUNITY ART PROJECT
This workshop is guided by local professional artist and educator, Teresa Tolliver and will use additional cast-off materials graciously donated by The Loft At Liz’s and Liz’s Antique Hardware.
* These programs are supported in part by Friends, the Foundation of the California African American Museum and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
Monday, January 20, 2014, 11AM – 2PM | OPEN HOUSE & COMMUNITY CELEBRATION
CAKE FOR KING/CAAM’S Annual ‘Open House’ Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has become a tradition at CAAM that includes our diverse community. For the eighth year, CAAM hosts its ‘Cake for King’ celebration – a community “open house” during which we invite all of Los Angeles to visit our galleries and participate in an engaging slate of programs and workshops. This special day includes a screening of The Mighty Times: The Children’s March; a live reading of My Brother Martin by actor Babe Evans, and a community art project guided by artist and teacher Teresa Tolliver. The affirmations of life and words of wisdom will be shared by motivational speaker Billionaire PA in his presentation for teens entitled I Speak Dreams into Existence. The day will culminate with servings of birthday cake for all present and while supplies last.
Friday, January 31, 2014, 9AM – 2PM |SPECIAL EVENT – BY INVITATION ONLY
YOUNG VOICES AT CAAM: HIGH SCHOOL SYMPOSIUM
With a grant awarded by the Clara Elizabeth Jackson Carter Foundation, The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities, CAAM presents the documentary film, Freedom Rides, the second of three films under the umbrella of Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle. After each screening, assembled high school students will be immersed in dialogue with Los Angeles-based Freedom Riders who were on the front lines of this important and effective movement. The final film, The Loving Story, will screen in May 2014. Teachers interested in participating in the January and May symposia or who would like additional information, please call Elise Woodson, Program Manager, Education at 213.744.7536.
Saturday, February 1, 2014, 12 NOON – 2PM | HANDS ON DESIGN - OPENING RECEPTION
DESIGN BY YARN/ART WORKSHOP #1
A reception celebrating CAAM’s first collaboration with design students in USC’s Roski School of Art and Design as well as the first of four finger-knitting workshops. Partial sponsorship for this exhibition and workshops comes from the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.
EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMS AT CAAM ARE ALWAYS FREE.
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