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Past Event October 22, 2017 / 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. For this session, each participant will create prints using foam. Kids can choose to scratch the foam to create a design, or attach the foam shapes to a base to create a design.
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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.
October 8 / 12:30pm
A Conversation Between Sister Cities
Les Abattoirs and Atlanta Contemporary
Presented by Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the United States
Atlanta Contemporary and Les Abattoirs partner together for a dynamic conversation between executive directors, Veronica Kessenich and Annabelle Ténèze, and how they steward their respective organizations through these unprecedented times.
October 17 / 12:00pm
Presented by Idea Capital
Join us for Discrit, a free art education initiative spanning lectures, screenings, workshops, and panels designed to foster lively conversation and speculation about contemporary art and culture.
October 19 / 6:00pm
Atlanta Contemporary hosts a session of mindfulness-based activities to inspire awareness, creativity, and healing for everyone.