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Tuesday, February 23

Legends of the Arts: A Black History Month Exhibit

Join the Arts Council of Princeton and Museums in Motion as we pay tribute to “Legends of the Arts” during Black History Month 2021.

 

Take a stroll through decades of culture and excellence related to some of the most notable individuals in American history. Legendary figures such as poet and author Langston Hughes, actor and singer Paul Robeson, and the timeless, regal Motown singing sensations known as The Supremes will be featured, to name just a few. View riveting photographs of Lena Horne, the first black woman signed to a long-term Hollywood movie contract known for her stunning beauty and effortless grace.

 

We encourage and invite all ages to view this display as we recognize the impact and influence of African-American culture throughout history.

 

ABOUT MUSEUMS IN MOTION

Kayren Carter Mjumbe is the President and Senior Curator for Museums in Motion, a traveling African American history museum. The organization was founded in 2016 and is based in beautiful Princeton, New Jersey. Its mission is to educate the country on the achievements of legendary and unknown African Americans and culture. The enlightening and powerful exhibit has traveled to school districts and events in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and Alabama. Kayren’s vision for the near future is to produce and host a series of cultural television programs highlighting the most captivating African American museums and historical sites in the United States. For more information please visit museumsinmotion.org.  

Wednesday, February 24

Legends of the Arts: A Black History Month Exhibit

Join the Arts Council of Princeton and Museums in Motion as we pay tribute to “Legends of the Arts” during Black History Month 2021.

 

Take a stroll through decades of culture and excellence related to some of the most notable individuals in American history. Legendary figures such as poet and author Langston Hughes, actor and singer Paul Robeson, and the timeless, regal Motown singing sensations known as The Supremes will be featured, to name just a few. View riveting photographs of Lena Horne, the first black woman signed to a long-term Hollywood movie contract known for her stunning beauty and effortless grace.

 

We encourage and invite all ages to view this display as we recognize the impact and influence of African-American culture throughout history.

 

ABOUT MUSEUMS IN MOTION

Kayren Carter Mjumbe is the President and Senior Curator for Museums in Motion, a traveling African American history museum. The organization was founded in 2016 and is based in beautiful Princeton, New Jersey. Its mission is to educate the country on the achievements of legendary and unknown African Americans and culture. The enlightening and powerful exhibit has traveled to school districts and events in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and Alabama. Kayren’s vision for the near future is to produce and host a series of cultural television programs highlighting the most captivating African American museums and historical sites in the United States. For more information please visit museumsinmotion.org.  

Thursday, February 25

Virtual Art-Making Session with the Princeton University Art Museum: Storytelling with Collage

- Free and open to the public!

The Arts Council is partnering with the Princeton University Art Museum to provide free online art-making experiences. Weekly classes are taught by artist-instructor Barbara DiLorenzo over Zoom, so participants can join live from home. A variety of media and techniques will be explored, using materials readily available. Each week’s lesson features works from the Museum’s collections and is introduced by an Art Museum Student Tour Guide.

This live art-making class is inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s The 1920’s . . . The Migrants Arrive and Cast Their Ballots. This screenprint is alive with energy and activity. Lawrence’s characteristically expressive style conveys the scene with exaggerated geometries, angular figures, and blocks of color. Lawrence is known for his narrative pictorial compositions that depict significant historical events, such as the Great Migration or the life of Frederick Douglass, as well as scenes of the everyday life of African Americans. In this class we will focus on visual storytelling and creating collage compositions using basic shapes and blocks of color.

Free registration for the lecture via Zoom here. When prompted, click to sign in as “attendee”.

This event will include live closed captions in both English and Spanish. English captions are available directly in the Zoom toolbar by clicking the “CC” icon. To access Spanish-language captioning, open Streamtext, where you can select “Spanish” to see the live captioning.

Para acceder a los subtítulos en varios idiomas, ingrese al seminario web de Zoom durante un evento en vivo, luego abra un navegador web separado para visitar esta página donde puede seleccionar “español” o el idioma de su elección.

Legends of the Arts: A Black History Month Exhibit

Join the Arts Council of Princeton and Museums in Motion as we pay tribute to “Legends of the Arts” during Black History Month 2021.

 

Take a stroll through decades of culture and excellence related to some of the most notable individuals in American history. Legendary figures such as poet and author Langston Hughes, actor and singer Paul Robeson, and the timeless, regal Motown singing sensations known as The Supremes will be featured, to name just a few. View riveting photographs of Lena Horne, the first black woman signed to a long-term Hollywood movie contract known for her stunning beauty and effortless grace.

 

We encourage and invite all ages to view this display as we recognize the impact and influence of African-American culture throughout history.

 

ABOUT MUSEUMS IN MOTION

Kayren Carter Mjumbe is the President and Senior Curator for Museums in Motion, a traveling African American history museum. The organization was founded in 2016 and is based in beautiful Princeton, New Jersey. Its mission is to educate the country on the achievements of legendary and unknown African Americans and culture. The enlightening and powerful exhibit has traveled to school districts and events in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and Alabama. Kayren’s vision for the near future is to produce and host a series of cultural television programs highlighting the most captivating African American museums and historical sites in the United States. For more information please visit museumsinmotion.org.  

Friday, February 26

Legends of the Arts: A Black History Month Exhibit

Join the Arts Council of Princeton and Museums in Motion as we pay tribute to “Legends of the Arts” during Black History Month 2021.

 

Take a stroll through decades of culture and excellence related to some of the most notable individuals in American history. Legendary figures such as poet and author Langston Hughes, actor and singer Paul Robeson, and the timeless, regal Motown singing sensations known as The Supremes will be featured, to name just a few. View riveting photographs of Lena Horne, the first black woman signed to a long-term Hollywood movie contract known for her stunning beauty and effortless grace.

 

We encourage and invite all ages to view this display as we recognize the impact and influence of African-American culture throughout history.

 

ABOUT MUSEUMS IN MOTION

Kayren Carter Mjumbe is the President and Senior Curator for Museums in Motion, a traveling African American history museum. The organization was founded in 2016 and is based in beautiful Princeton, New Jersey. Its mission is to educate the country on the achievements of legendary and unknown African Americans and culture. The enlightening and powerful exhibit has traveled to school districts and events in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and Alabama. Kayren’s vision for the near future is to produce and host a series of cultural television programs highlighting the most captivating African American museums and historical sites in the United States. For more information please visit museumsinmotion.org.  

Saturday, February 27

Free Virtual Workshop: Harlem Renaissance & the Art of Collage

- Free and Open to the Public!

At the turn of the 20th century, the Great Migration saw Black Americans leaving the segregated Jim Crow South for northern cities. Harlem, a neighborhood in upper Manhattan, quickly became the epicenter of a vibrant community, drawing over 175,000 Black Americans from southern states. Some of the greatest minds in poetry, art, and theater lived within this 3 square mile area giving rise to The Harlem Renaissance.

 

Join local artist Kenneth Lewis Sr. in an exploration of the Harlem Renaissance and the collage work of Romare Bearden. Using basic supplies found around the home, learn how to utilize the power of collage as an art form. All ages are invited to join this special hands-on celebration of art, history, and the possibilities of this exciting form of creative self-expression.

 Supplies needed:

  • Magazines, newspapers, or other printed paper

  • Cardboard or mat board (any size) for base

  • Glue (glue stick, Elmers, or rubber cement)

  • Scissors

Register here! 

 

Legends of the Arts: A Black History Month Exhibit

Join the Arts Council of Princeton and Museums in Motion as we pay tribute to “Legends of the Arts” during Black History Month 2021.

 

Take a stroll through decades of culture and excellence related to some of the most notable individuals in American history. Legendary figures such as poet and author Langston Hughes, actor and singer Paul Robeson, and the timeless, regal Motown singing sensations known as The Supremes will be featured, to name just a few. View riveting photographs of Lena Horne, the first black woman signed to a long-term Hollywood movie contract known for her stunning beauty and effortless grace.

 

We encourage and invite all ages to view this display as we recognize the impact and influence of African-American culture throughout history.

 

ABOUT MUSEUMS IN MOTION

Kayren Carter Mjumbe is the President and Senior Curator for Museums in Motion, a traveling African American history museum. The organization was founded in 2016 and is based in beautiful Princeton, New Jersey. Its mission is to educate the country on the achievements of legendary and unknown African Americans and culture. The enlightening and powerful exhibit has traveled to school districts and events in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and Alabama. Kayren’s vision for the near future is to produce and host a series of cultural television programs highlighting the most captivating African American museums and historical sites in the United States. For more information please visit museumsinmotion.org.  

Sunday, February 28

Legends of the Arts: A Black History Month Exhibit

Join the Arts Council of Princeton and Museums in Motion as we pay tribute to “Legends of the Arts” during Black History Month 2021.

 

Take a stroll through decades of culture and excellence related to some of the most notable individuals in American history. Legendary figures such as poet and author Langston Hughes, actor and singer Paul Robeson, and the timeless, regal Motown singing sensations known as The Supremes will be featured, to name just a few. View riveting photographs of Lena Horne, the first black woman signed to a long-term Hollywood movie contract known for her stunning beauty and effortless grace.

 

We encourage and invite all ages to view this display as we recognize the impact and influence of African-American culture throughout history.

 

ABOUT MUSEUMS IN MOTION

Kayren Carter Mjumbe is the President and Senior Curator for Museums in Motion, a traveling African American history museum. The organization was founded in 2016 and is based in beautiful Princeton, New Jersey. Its mission is to educate the country on the achievements of legendary and unknown African Americans and culture. The enlightening and powerful exhibit has traveled to school districts and events in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and Alabama. Kayren’s vision for the near future is to produce and host a series of cultural television programs highlighting the most captivating African American museums and historical sites in the United States. For more information please visit museumsinmotion.org.  

Monday, March 1

Legends of the Arts: A Black History Month Exhibit

Join the Arts Council of Princeton and Museums in Motion as we pay tribute to “Legends of the Arts” during Black History Month 2021.

 

Take a stroll through decades of culture and excellence related to some of the most notable individuals in American history. Legendary figures such as poet and author Langston Hughes, actor and singer Paul Robeson, and the timeless, regal Motown singing sensations known as The Supremes will be featured, to name just a few. View riveting photographs of Lena Horne, the first black woman signed to a long-term Hollywood movie contract known for her stunning beauty and effortless grace.

 

We encourage and invite all ages to view this display as we recognize the impact and influence of African-American culture throughout history.

 

ABOUT MUSEUMS IN MOTION

Kayren Carter Mjumbe is the President and Senior Curator for Museums in Motion, a traveling African American history museum. The organization was founded in 2016 and is based in beautiful Princeton, New Jersey. Its mission is to educate the country on the achievements of legendary and unknown African Americans and culture. The enlightening and powerful exhibit has traveled to school districts and events in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and Alabama. Kayren’s vision for the near future is to produce and host a series of cultural television programs highlighting the most captivating African American museums and historical sites in the United States. For more information please visit museumsinmotion.org.