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Past Event May 21, 2023 / 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Join us in welcoming artist Makiko Maekawa for another family friendly Contemporary Kids program. Makiko will be teaching kids how they can use a variety of objects, paint, and paper to create contemporary works of art.
This is a drop-in event. Doors open at 12pm and visitors may begin the project any time until 2pm. Most visitors complete their artwork in 30-45 minutes and are invited to view the exhibitions before they leave. Contemporary kids is open to all ages.
Parking is free in the lot at Bankhead & Means Street (Google Maps Location). You can access the lot via Bankhead Avenue and proceed past the parking attendant booth.
Makiko believes kids have magical power in creativity and imagination. She is originally from Japan and studied photography in Baltimore, MD. As a child she learned that art is universal language that allows kids express their power. She currently lives in Atlanta and creates art in mixed media including photographic images.
Contemporary Kids Sponsor
September 22 / 3:30pm
Music Video as Black Art
Presented by liquid blackness
liquid blackness presents Music Video as Black Art: Claiming the B-Side. A Symposium that celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the founding of liquid blackness as a study group.
September 24 / 12:00pm
A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.
October 5 / 6:00pm
Studio Artist Program
Join us as we spotlight our studio artists, see their work firsthand, and share a cocktail in support of local working artists in Atlanta.