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June 2019

Youth Summer Writing Camp
June 24, 2019 to June 28, 2019

Are you a middle schooler that loves to write and wants to learn more? Whether you’re obsessed with poetry, plays, short stories, songwriting, or all of the above, The August Wilson Cultural Centers Second Annual Summer Youth Writers Camp wants you! August Wilson believed that our own voices and communities were essential to our art. Together we will look at some of Wilsons influences as well as our own as we explore our unique writing voice. Each day will be…

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Framing a Just Future
June 29 @ 2:00 pm

L. Kasimu Harris, New Orleans-based photographer and Race and Revolution artist will be in conversation with Thena Robinson Mock, Esq., Program Officer at Communities for Just Schools. Moderated by Kilolo Luckett, Curator of Visual Arts. Located in Gallery 2.

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July 2019

Unfulfilled: The Promise of Equal Education
July 9 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a panel discussion with Michael David Battle, MPA, community and nonprofit leader, and Race and Revolution artist, Professor Fadoua Loudiy, Department of Communication at Slippery Rock University with a focus on civil discourse & global engagement, Director of the Office for Inclusive Excellence at Slippery Rock University Corrine J. Gibson, and Professor Todd Allen, Department of Communication at Messiah College and Founder of Common Ground Project, a nonprofit dedicated to teaching the history of the Civil Rights…

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Artmaking with Women of Visions, Inc
July 12 @ 6:00 pm

Featured artists Ruth Bedeian, Tina Brewer, Naomi Chambers, Mayota Hill, LaVerne Kemp, Mary Martin, Janet Watkins, Harriette Meriwether, and Ruth Ward will demonstrate their process. Join us to learn techniques in painting, quilting,clay, assemblage, and more! Located in the Cafe.

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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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