Jan 20th 2020

MLK Day “Freedom Family” Celebration

Join Hyde Park Art Center for an afternoon celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a series of workshops, performances and film! Take a family photo in a photo booth with photographer Tony Smith, learn about the history of black portraits and images with resident artist Zakkiyyah Najeebah, create vision boards, buttons and prints with teaching artists, and our teens, stay for James Baldwin inspired films and performances from AJ McClennon and hear family stories with The Silver Room’s storytelling series, Grown Folks Stories. Free and open to the public. All ages.

11am – 1pm: Artful Aging African Stamp Making with Mary Young

12 – 3pm Family Portraits with Tony Smith

12 – 2pm Printmaking with Jessica Mueller

12 – 2pm Vision Boards with Dorian Sylvain

12:30 – 1pm AJ McClennon Performance

1- 3pm Teen Button/Sticker Making Activity

1:30 – 2:30pm Concerned Black Image Makers Discussion with Zakkiyyah Najeebah

2:30 – 4pm “I Am Not Your Negro” Screening

3 – 4pm Grown Folks Stories

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