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SmART Saturday: Faith Ringgold – The American People

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SmART Saturday: Faith Ringgold – The American People

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Faith Ringgold
American Multi-media Artist, Social Activist,
Author, and Art Professor
Movement: Postmodernism, Activist Art

“Faith Ringgold took the traditional craft of quilt making (which has its roots in the slave culture of the south – pre-civil war era) and re-interpreted its function to tell stories of her life and those of others in the black community. One of her most famous story quilts is Tar Beach, which depicts a family gathered on their rooftop on a hot summer night.” – theartstory.org

As a social activist, she has used art to start and grow such organizations as Where We At that support African American women artists. Her foundation Anyone Can Fly, is devoted to expanding the art canon to include artists of the African diaspora and to introduce the African American masters to children and adult audiences.” – theartstory.org

Stephanie will teach an introductory lesson, and provide plenty of time and supplies for your child to make a masterpiece of their own.

Ages 6-12
$3 for the first child, $1 for each additional sibling
Cap of 12 students (call us to reserve a spot!)
One parent/grandparent complimentary admission

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Date:
July 14
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/853639408155859/

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