THE SCIENCE OF ART SUMMER CAMP
June 13 – July 15, 2022 – 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Science of Arts Summer Camp at the African American Museum will engage students in the creation of art projects through the lens of science, problem solving, and research of African and African American history.
One six week comprehensive camp period will be offered by the museum. To guarantee maximum and high quality learning, enrollment will be limited to 50 students. Students will develop skills that support their academic growth and learning goals such as team building, strategic thinking, project planning and execution. Three central objectives of The Science of Art Camp are:
1) To provide an environment where young people can discover and utilize the resources and collections at the African American Museum
2) To connect the imbedded principles of science, technology and art to cultural identity and expression
3) To create and launch the Science of Art blog to interact with their peers throughout the Diaspora providing information, art work, original stories and news about their work that connects them to young scholars and artists worldwide.
Ages 8-15 . Scholarships available.
17th TULISOMA SOUTH DALLAS BOOK FAIR
Saturday, August 19 – 20, 2022 – 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tulisoma, Swahili for “we read”, is a community-based festival promoting literacy in the South Dallas/Fair Park area. Founded in 2003, by the late Leo V. Chaney, Jr., and Dr. Harry Robinson, President and CEO of the African American Museum, the goal of Tulisoma is to create a dynamic event tailored to engage local families, avid readers, aspiring writers and visitors to the city. The African American Museum serves as the lead partner along with many community supporters and sponsors to continue the tradition of celebrating reading and the importance of literacy.