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14th Annual AACC Annual Film Forum: Colored Frame Tonight! February 18 at
Join MAM tonight
for a celebration and investigation of African American Art from the
Civil Rights Movement to the present.
This free event will feature segments of the film Colored Frames (2007).
Moderator Halima Taha will facilitate a conversation with artists
Curlee Raven Holton, Robin Holder, and Adger Cowans about their careers,
the rich history of art, and the direction they see for the future.
Fragile Freedoms: Maggie Meiners Revisits
Rockwell On View
and thought provoking as it gets. Thisexhibition
reimagines the iconic work of Norman Rockwell through the lens of modern
America. With stunningly vivid detail, Maggie Meiners’s carefully
constructed photographs turn nostalgia on its head and rework Rockwell’s
familiar imagery to address contemporary issues including racism,
sexuality, gender roles, and the impact of technology.
(b. 1977). Southwest,
Chemehuevi, Water Memory, 2015. Archival
Pigment Print on Canson Platine Fiber Rag. Ed. 5/10. Museum
purchase; Acquisition Fund. 2019.11
New York to New Mexico: New Acquisitions On View
collection is growing! Reflecting America's rich cultural
diversity, works in a variety of mediums and acquired in the last few
years will be featured in Lehman Court. These pieces, both beautiful and
haunting, represent pioneering work from a variety of artists.
MAM Cyber Studio: Sculpture inspired by
Create a Wall Sculpture inspired by
Chakaia Booker’s External Constraints with Museum
Art Educator & Artist, Agnieszka Wszolkowska!
Artist Chakaia Booker was born in Newark
and raised in East Orange, New Jersey. She has gained acclaim for her
sculptures made primarily from recycled rubber tires that address
aspects of her African American heritage.