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Ghetto Wall #1

Ghetto Wall #1

September 24, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Caroline Wingate will lead a discussion on Ghetto Wall #1 by David Driskell.

Between Worlds

Between Worlds

September 17, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Between Worlds by Teri Greeves.

Surprise Selection from Third Space

Surprise Selection from Third Space

September 3, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Docent Katia Kiss Miller will lead a surprise selection from our Third Space exhibition!

A Surprise Selection from Third Space

A Surprise Selection from Third Space

August 27, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Emily Omura will lead a surprise selection from our Third Space exhibition!

Artists with Disabilities

Artists with Disabilities

July 8, 2017

In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Come experience and learn about works by three artists who overcame several types of disabilities to create their visions of beauty!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 5.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.

Among the weeds, plants, and peacock feathers

Among the weeds, plants, and peacock feathers

June 25, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Among the weeds, plants, and peacock feathers by Ebony G. Patterson.

Contemporary African Art

Contemporary African Art

June 20, 2017

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a thirty-minute exploration of art in the galleries. Join us this ArtBreak with Senior Curator Emily G. Hanna, Ph.D. in conversation with Mrs Wanda Williams, English teacher with

Cancelled

June 18, 2017

Please note that the Slow Art Sunday session scheduled for Sunday, June 18 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The discussion on Nightmare Katrina 2 by El Franco Lee II will be rescheduled for a later date, so check back soon!

As Colors Are Fainting

As Colors Are Fainting

June 11, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on As Colors Are Fainting by Mark Bradford.

Rise of the Delta

Rise of the Delta

June 4, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Docent Mary Lynda Crockett will lead a discussion on Rise of the Delta by Whitfield Lovell.