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January 2020

Georgia – MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: Docent-Led Tour of Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

January 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309 United States
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oin us for a docent-led tour of Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” and dive deeper into this unique exhibition, devoted to the genre-bending artist and designer who became creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear in 2018. Tours will be offered on select Wednesdays and Saturdays from December 2019 to February 2020. Tours are an exclusive benefit for members at the Contributing level and above. Learn about Abloh’s creative process, collaborative work, and pioneering discipline, which ranges across media and connects visual artists,…

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Washington, DC – Profile Noire (Artist Talk)

January 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives, 1201 17th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20036 United States
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Profile Noire Artist Talk featuring Photographer Rhonisha D. Franklin and her photography subjects

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New Jersey – THE OTHER BOYS OF SUMMER: Screening & Discussion

January 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, 8 Yogi Berra Drive
Little Falls, New Jersey 07424 United States
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$25

Join the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center for a special evening in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues! The Other Boys of Summer features fascinating first-hand accounts from former Negro League players. The documentary screening will be followed by a discussion with the film’s director, Lauren Meyer and Bob Kendrick, President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. Joining them is special guest Pedro Sierra, former pitcher for the Indianapolis Clowns and the Detroit Stars. $25 6pm – Refreshments…

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Georgia – Talk: Dr. Farah Jasmine Griffin

January 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309 United States
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Explore the theme of journeying and movement South to North in Bearden’s work with special guest Dr. Farah Griffin. Griffin is the William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African-American Studies at Columbia University in the City of New York. The author of several books, Professor Griffin writes and speaks extensively on American and African American literature, music, history and politics. She is the Chair of Graduate Studies and Director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies. Before or after…

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February 2020

Georgia – Teacher Seminar: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

February 1, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309 United States
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Cost: $35 Event Description Figures of Speech: Redefining the History Makers of Yesterday, Today, and TomorrowKimberly Gregory, Ed.S., Educator and Inclusive Practices ConsultantPricing: $35 This interactive workshop will examine how ordinary people have shaped culture and society throughout history. Teachers will engage in an interactive lesson that asks participants to use their inquiry skills to analyze artifacts, compare primary and secondary sources, and redefine the history makers of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. This empowering workshop will provide educators with the…

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Georgia – MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: Docent-Led Tour of Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

February 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309 United States
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Join us for a docent-led tour of Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” and dive deeper into this unique exhibition, devoted to the genre-bending artist and designer who became creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear in 2018. Tours will be offered on select Wednesdays and Saturdays from December 2019 to February 2020. Tours are an exclusive benefit for members at the Contributing level and above. Learn about Abloh’s creative process, collaborative work, and pioneering discipline, which ranges across media and connects visual artists,…

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