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March 13 // 9 PM // Non Member Price: $25 //
Member Price: $15

In the tradition of a signifying, fisted head-nod protest groove comes "HEROES ARE GANG LEADERS", a group of poets and musicians formed by poet Thomas Sayers Ellis and his frequent collaborator Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis after the death of legendary poet/activist Amiri Baraka (2014) to resurrect the matrimony of Black Literary Art and Music as medicine, battle cry, dirge, and the struggle for pleasure.

Ellsworth Book Signing
March 7 // 1-3 PM
Join artist Theo Ellsworth for a book signing in his exhibition Thought Clouds. Featuring The Understanding Monster Book 1 and 2 as well as volume #8 of Capacity. Order your books today for pickup at the museum:

The Understanding Monster 1

The Understanding Monster 2

Refreshments courtesy of

March First Friday

March 6 // 5-8 PM // Free

Renée Brown’s ceramic exhibition explores the natural world by re-examining the stones and minerals that have always fascinated her. Join Renée at 7 PM for a gallery talk.

From 5-7 PM, KBGA's Larry Hirshberg will play acoustic guitar.

Thanks to the

for seven engaging years of First Fridays at MAM.


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