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1:00 pm Public Tours
Public Tours
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
2:00 pm Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.
11:00 am Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service 2020
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service 2020
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through art and service in partnership with One Village Alliance and Raising Kings. Portrait Photography Monday, January 20 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. During the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, add your portrait to a wall of photographs of our community. To complement the exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture, we are filling a wall of our entryway with portraits of our community members. 100 frames will slowly fill with photographs of locals, to add dimension to the portraits in the special exhibition itself. We’d love to include your ...
11:00 am Portrait Photography
Portrait Photography
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Portrait Photography
To complement the exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture, we are filling a wall of our entryway with portraits of our community members. 100 frames will slowly fill with photographs of locals, to add dimension to the portraits in the special exhibition itself. We’d love to include your  portrait. Register to have your photograph taken by Joe McFetridge on January 20. Participants will receive a digital and print copy once the photographs come off the walls in spring 2020.
6:00 pm Contemporary Ballet – Master Class with Jeremy McQueen of The Black Iris Project
Contemporary Ballet – Master Class with Jeremy McQueen of The Black Iris Project
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Contemporary Ballet - Master Class with Jeremy McQueen of The Black Iris Project @ Pieces of a Dream  Dance Academy
Participants will be taught a portion of the choreography from A Mother’s Rite by  Jeremy McQueen, artistic director of the Black Iris Project and the choreographer of A Mother’s Rite. This master class is designed for experienced dancers. Photos of Courtney Celeste Spears by Matthew Murphy.
6:00 pm Performance – The Black Iris Project: A Mother’s Rite
Performance – The Black Iris Project: A Mother’s Rite
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Performance – The Black Iris Project: A Mother’s Rite
SOLD OUT Founded in 2016 by choreographer Jeremy McQueen, The Black Iris Project is a ballet collaborative and education vehicle that creates new, relevant classical and contemporary ballet works that celebrate diversity and Black history. “A Mother’s Rite” is a new ballet about how one mother copes with the loss of her child to a racially-motivated murder.. A powerful 38 minute solo ballet set to Igor Stravinsky’s iconic composition Rite of Spring  that explores one mother’s journey through the stages of grief after being thrust into the spotlight by way of her son’s murder by police. This engagement of Black...
9:30 am Stone Setting 2-Day Workshop
Stone Setting 2-Day Workshop
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Stone Setting 2-Day Workshop
Refresh, reboot and refine your stone setting technique! Learn about the different bezel wires on the market vs sheet metal, how to measure a cabochon for the perfect bezel fit and how to contour & finish the top of the bezel before setting it into place. We will focus on on high domed cabs, unusual or uneven cabs, and sharp edged (triangular/square) cabs. Additionally, we will discuss when prong setting can be your friend and how to successfully solder prongs into place.  This workshop will not focus on finishing one piece of jewelry; rather it will focus on bezel technique,...
1:00 pm Public Tours
Public Tours
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
2:00 pm Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.