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Workshops
22 Jul 2021

Digital Drink + Draw: Utopias

Unwind and find inspiration in self-taught art! Drink, draw, and connect virtually with AFAM’s Education staff and other creatives. 

How do artists represent utopian thinking and their desires for a more creative, equitable, and just world? In this session, AFAM educator and artist Natalie Beall will introduce the fantastic flying machines of Charles Dellschau, transcendent Shaker Gift Drawings, and other visionary works by self-taught artists. Prompts for looking and drawing will be shared throughout the evening, and participants will be invited to share their work.

Space is limited; advance registration is required. Please consider making a donation when you register to support our ongoing virtual programming.

Instructions for joining us, with a Zoom link and password, will be provided by email upon registration. You can find this information in the confirmation email under “Additional Information.” Closed captioning will be provided in English. For questions or to request accessibility accommodations, please email publicprograms@folkartmuseum.org.

Image: Flying Machines (4575: Broad Cutt) (double-sided); Charles A. A. Dellschau; Houston, Texas; c.1920; ink, watercolor, pencil and collage on paper; 17 × 17 1/2 in.; gift of M. Anne Hill and Edward V. Blanchard, Jr., 1998.10.16A. Blanchard-Hill Collection. Photo by Gavin Ashworth. 

6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Online; free with registration

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