During each Wednesday, Friday and Sunday throughout the month of August from 12 Noon until 3PM, families are encouraged to dop in and make art together which they can take home. Planned art projects are suitable for all ages. Children should be accompanied by a parent or guardian for all workshops!
FAMILY FILM DAY AT CAAM
Ethnic Notions (1989, 57 min)
Director/producer Marlon Riggs' documentary, Ethnic Notions, takes us through American History as it traces the evolution of the deeply-rooted stereotypes that have fueled anti-Black prejudice. This film explores caricatures like "Loyal Toms," "Faithful Mammies," and "Grinning Coons," that permeated popular culture from the 1820s to the 1950s.
CURATORIAL WALK-THROUGH & CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL KILGORE AND ANTHONY "EVE" KEMP
Museum visitors will have the opportunity to participate in a walk-through of the exhibition Curvature: Lines and Shape with the artists Michael Kilgore and Anthony "Eve" Kemp, and the Exhibition and CAAM's Visual Arts Curator, Vida L. Brown. Each artist will provide insight about their artwork, their inspirations, style and approach to their artistic concepts and compositions.
Experiment with making a unique portrait inspired by Romare Bearden's famous collage stylings. Materials will be provided but you can bring magazines, too. Workshop will be led by our Gallery Services Guide II, Karl Jean Petion.
FOURTH ANNUAL SHORTS SHOWCASE AT CAAM
A wide variety of independent films - both narrative and expository, web-series episodes, and music videos of 30 minutes or less in length are screened over the entire weekend with talk backs with directors, producers, writers, actors, and editors immediately following. Attendance is free, but RSVP is preferred at 213.744.2024. Click here for the film program schedule.
TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM: A CARIBBEAN MUSICAL POTPOURRI
Our Caribbean musical melange brings together the collective cultures of the Caribbean's musical styles, including Reggae, Calypso, Soca, and Latin American sounds while adding a touch of dance and spoken word to sweeten the peppery potpourri. Can you say "Hot!"?
CURATORIAL WALK-THROUGH & CONVERSATION WITH YRNEH GABON BROWN
Join artist Yrneh Gabon Brown and Exhibition and Visual Arts Curator Mar Hollingsworth for a dynamic walk-through of the exhibition Visibly Invisible, followed by an informal conversation with local scholars, advisors, and supporters Paul Van Blum and Karen Koblitz. Light refreshments to follow RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.
WALK-THROUGH AND RECEPTION WITH ARTIST MARK STEVEN GREENFIELD AND
CURATOR MAR HOLLINGSWORTH
Join us for a conversation and walk-through with the artist Mark Steven Greenfield and CAAM's Visual Arts Curator Mar Hollingsworth as we explore the work on view in the exhibition Lookin' Back in Front of Me. Light refreshments to follow. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
Come study the lines and shapes presented in the artworks Kilgore and Kemp. Then have fun participating in a life drawing class, with a live model with instruction given by artist George Evans. Although the model will not be nude, this class is recommended for individuals with life drawing experience, ages 15 years and older. Click here for Details and to register.
Artist and Arts Educator June Edmond, and Visual Arts Curator Vida L. Brown will discuss the artworks of well-known African American artists whosse works reflect and embrace the styles and elements defined in Cubism. 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.
FOR INFORMATION ON PROGRAMS RELATED TO OUR EXHIBITS, PLEASE GO TO THAT EXHIBIT'S PAGE.