Intertwining the Fabric of Generations
This February join us at the Palm Springs Art Museum for “Intertwining the Fabric of Generations” an exhibition about identity, community, and storytelling. “Intertwining the Fabric of Generations” will present artwork by Faith Ringgold, a 86 year old internationally renowned artist alongside narrative quilts by local Palm Springs Unified School District students. The exhibition will be celebrated with a reception on Thursday, February 2, from 5:00 to 7:00pm. On Sunday, February 12, there will be a live Skype discussion between Faith Ringgold and the PSUSD student artist apprentices at 2pm. For Free 2nd Sunday on February 12, we invite the public to make their own quilt patterns incorporating traditional designs and universal symbols. On Thursday, February 24 at 5:30pm Mrs. Evernell Black, an elder member of the Black History Committee will be reading Mrs. Ringgold's children's books and telling stories from her life. This event is free and open to the public.
The exhibition will be on-view in the Sheffer/Scheffler Arts Education Space at the Museum from February 2 until February 27. “Intertwining the Fabric of Generations” was organized by the Palm Springs Art Museum in collaboration with the Palm Springs Black History Committee at the James O. Jesse Community Center.
In our Lecture Hall on Friday, February 17 at 6 pm award-winning poet Douglas Kearney will present a multimedia performance entitled, The Teeth Are Sheet Music. Kearney’s work incorporates techniques ranging from hip-hop to concrete poetry, investigating tropes of masculinity, Afrofuturism, and clamorous silences with darkly comic results.
This is a free ticketed event with limited seating so reserve your tickets today.