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Opening Celebration: Generations

September 29 · 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Free
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Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art celebrates the significant contributions black artists have made in the development of abstraction.  Inspired by Generations, this free day of activities for all ages features free admission to Generations, pop-up performances, artist-led activities, and workshops.

Details

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: FREE admission to Generations (regularly $10)

1–5 p.m.: Explore abstract art-making through collage with guest teaching artist Charles Mason III and thermoplastics inspired by Lorna Simpson’s Gold Head Series with FutureMakers.

Meet local organizations supporting black artists and creatives in Baltimore, including the Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center, Greenmount West Community Center, MICA Black Student Union, and Morgan State University.

1:30–3 p.m.: Explore a Culinary Voyage Through the Black Diaspora, presented by food curator and storyteller Krystal Mack.

2 p.m: Experience an improvisational performance by pianist and composer Scott Patterson and beatboxer and vocal percussionist Shodekeh.

2:30 & 3:30 p.m.: Enjoy an interactive, collective movement activity led by dancer, educator, and performance artist Tracie Jiggetts, founder of The Art of Truth.

3 p.m. & 4 p.m.: Get inspired with spoken word performances by the youth of Greenmount West Community Center.

Generously sponsored by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art celebrates the significant contributions black artists have made in the development of abstraction.  Inspired by Generations, this free day of activities for all ages features free admission to Generations, pop-up performances, artist-led activities, and workshops.

Details

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: FREE admission to Generations (regularly $10)

1–5 p.m.: Explore abstract art-making through collage with guest teaching artist Charles Mason III and thermoplastics inspired by Lorna Simpson’s Gold Head Series with FutureMakers.

Meet local organizations supporting black artists and creatives in Baltimore, including the Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center, Greenmount West Community Center, MICA Black Student Union, and Morgan State University.

1:30–3 p.m.: Explore a Culinary Voyage Through the Black Diaspora, presented by food curator and storyteller Krystal Mack.

2 p.m: Experience an improvisational performance by pianist and composer Scott Patterson and beatboxer and vocal percussionist Shodekeh.

2:30 & 3:30 p.m.: Enjoy an interactive, collective movement activity led by dancer, educator, and performance artist Tracie Jiggetts, founder of The Art of Truth.

3 p.m. & 4 p.m.: Get inspired with spoken word performances by the youth of Greenmount West Community Center.

Generously sponsored by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

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