Inspired by the palette and patterning found in John Dunkley’s landscape paintings on view in John Dunkley: Neither Day nor Night, teaching artist Joiri Minaya will lead a block printing on textile workshop and discuss the history of the pattern design process and intersections with her own art and practice.
December 4, 2018
$20 members, students, artists, and seniors; $25 general public
In response to exhibition artist Paa Joe’s slave castles, large-scale wooden sculptures of the forts located along Ghana’s Gold Coast that were used in the transatlantic slave trade, this panel discussion will bring scholars together to engage in a conversation about memorializing sites of trauma and legacies of slavery.
December 12, 2018
$10 members, students, artists, and seniors; $12 general public
47-29 32nd Place
Long Island City, Queens
Highlights from the American Folk Art Museum’s permanent collection are always on view in changing exhibitions. Open Monday through Thursday, 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is free.
It is with great sadness that we mourn the death of Sharon Fisher, who passed away on October 14, 2018.
Roadside Attraction, an exhibition of marvels, oddities, and curiosities that captures the American fascination with the open road will open on October 15, 2018
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This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services #MA-10-0181-13.