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Saturday Family Workshops: Black-out History
Teacher(s): Aja Mujinga Sherrard
January 18, 2020
11AM - 12:30PM
Missoula Art Museum - Spacer


Join University of Montana Western professor of art history Aja Mujinga Sherrard to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the movement for civil rights. Taking cues from contemporary artists and techniques such as illuminated manuscripts and blackout poetry, participants apply create mixed-media paintings and collages through selective masking and/or illumination of historical images.

[Image credit: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000), Carpenters, 1977, lithograph, 18 x 22”. MAM Collection, Friends of the Collection purchase, 1995.04. © Jacob Lawrence]

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