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April 2019

Race and Revolution: Still Separate – Still Unequal
April 27, 2019 to July 21, 2019

Opening Reception:  May 13th, 5-7:30pm 5-6pm: Doors open, mingle with light bites 6-7pm: Curator and artist talk:  Curators Katie Fuller,  Larry Ossei-Mensah and artist Marvin Touré will give a talk followed by Q&A RSVP at info@aacc-awc.org The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) will feature a new art exhibition titled Race and Revolution: Still Separate - Still Unequal, on view this April 27th to July 21st, 2019. The exhibition examines the ongoing racial and economic disparity in the U.S. public school…

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Seats of Power
April 27, 2019 to July 21, 2019

Opening Reception:  May 22nd, 5-7:30pm Information to follow RSVP at info@aacc-awc.org Seats of Power exhibition pays tribute to prominent and unsung heroes, mentors, and sources of inspiration that echo stories of the past, present, and future. Seats of Power honors those who saw teachable moments in the lives of Women of Visions, Inc. artists and helped to shape their character and their art. Women of Visions, Inc., based in Pittsburgh, supports, cultivates and promotes the diverse contributions of African-American women…

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July 2019

AWCommunity Day: Summer Edition
July 20 @ 11:00 am

This free family-friendly event features local vendors, artisans, performers and community building at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center. Guests can enjoy dance, music, theater, and more! There will be a panel discussion in relation to the “I Lived, We Live: What Did We Miss?”, a creative installation project organized by Hazelwood’s Center of Life, the Greater Hazelwood Community, and Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design. AWCommunity Day is a quarterly event that is proudly sponsored by UPMC, UPMC…

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Artmaking with Race and Revolution
July 20 @ 2:00 pm

Artmaking with Race and Revolution:  Still Separate - Still Unequal Artists During August Wilson Community Day Fun and Thought-Provoking Workshops for Youth and Adults! 2:00 PM:  Learn how to make one-of-kind banners with Olalekan Jeyifous, New York-based multidisciplinary artist 3:00 PM:  Create unique posters with Marvin Touré, Brooklyn-based new media artist and architectural designer Located in the Cafe.

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Race and Revolution: Panel Discussion & Closing Reception
July 21 @ 1:00 pm

Race and Revolution:  Still Separate - Still Unequal and Seats of Power  A Collaborative Panel Discussion and Closing Reception with Light Refreshments Join Race and Revolution artist Marvin Touré, new media artists and architectural designer, and Antoine Williams, multidisciplinary artist and educator, and Seats of Power artists Ashley Jones, visual artist and educator, and Tereneh Idia, fashion designer and writer for a panel discussion. Located in Gallery 2.

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