Events & Programs

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Stretch and relax both your body and mind at home in these 30-minute gentle yoga classes.

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On January 27, join Dr. Loro Delale-O'Conner, Dr. Robin Brooks, and Bekezela Mguni as they examine how language contributes to the portrayal of class, ethnicity, and race. In dialogue with the multiethnic texts within our exhibition Sharif Bey: Excavations, learn how the scholarship and advocacy of these English language arts educators are exploring the relationship between literacy and liberation.

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The workshops led by artists Njaimeh Njie and Dominick McDuffie are developed in response to Charles “Teenie” Harris’s images on view at each site and will encourage attendees to consider their environment as they document people and places in their lives.

Make art inspired by art on view at the museum! In this series of workshops, meet and work with an artist as they guide you through an activity inspired by Sharif Bey: Excavations.

This two-part, online lecture series explores the relationship between art, science, and theology. The inquiry into these subjects, led by Dr. Marinus Iwuchukwu and Nicole Heller, is inspired by the practice of contemporary artist Sharif Bey, whose exhibition Sharif Bey: Excavations, on view through March 6, 2022.

Objects on a wall

Join artists Jessica Gaynelle Moss and Frewuhn and art historian Kilolo Luckett as they discuss the theme of interpretation in their roles as curators. Inspired by the recontextualization of natural history specimens and anthropological artifacts in the exhibition Sharif Bey: Excavations, the panelists will explore their research process and how they approach the role of interpretation in their creative projects and exhibitions.

An adult reading to children.

Join us in the galleries for story time with curator Alyssa Velazquez reading With My Hands: Poems about Making Things by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, followed by a making activity for children 12 and under.

An adult reading to children.

Join us in the galleries for story time story time with curator Alyssa Velazquez reading Made by Maxine by Ruth Spiro, followed by a making activity for children 12 and under.


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