Celebrating Black History Month, Art Lecture and Workshop with Liz Ndoye Featured Artist - Theaster Gates Live on Zoom and YouTube
February is African American History Month and this is great news for our Art with Liz
programming! In the history of American art there are many extraordinary African American
artists and at present the art scene seems to be bursting with new and emerging African
American talent. Our artists for this month will be looking at new and older artists from the
great history of African American artists.
We will begin our appreciation of African American artists with the work of
Theaster Gates. Gates is an American social practice installation artist and a professor in the
Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago. His art is a fascinating combination of
concept, collaboration, and social justice activism. His work is in a major exhibition at the New
Museum in NYC at the moment. Gates’ work speaks to the oppressive history of African
Americans and to the racism that people endure today. His start as a ceramicist will inspire us
to work with clay. Students will fashion small clay masks after looking at and discussing his
This program will be held in person and live on Zoom and YouTube!
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This program is a part of our Black History Month series.
- Wednesday, February 1, 2023 Show more dates
- 10:00am - 12:00pm
- Hoboken - Large Program Room, Ground Floor - 500 Park Avenue
- BCCLS Library:
- Hoboken Public Library
- Adults Seniors
- Black History Month Class Craft Lecture Live Stream