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Apr 15, 2024

International African American Museum dives into photography with two April events

Charleston, S.C. – International African American Museum (IAAM) is holding two sessions of a photography workshop on Saturday, April 20, 2024, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the art of capturing the moment. The program is specially crafted to enrich the elements and themes found within the special exhibition at IAAM entitled “Ming Smith: Feeling the Future,” which closes April 28, 2024.

Catch The Moment | An Immersive Photography Workshop

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024

Session One Time: 11:00AM – 12:30PM

Session Two Time: 1:30PM – 3:00PM

Location: IAAM – 14 Wharfside Street, Charleston, S.C. 29401

Details: Local public historian, photographer, and filmmaker Joshua Parks will lead the workshop exploring themes of African American cultural expression, representation, and Afrofuturism within Ming Smith’s work while also learning how to truly ‘catch the moment.’ Technology will be provided by the museum and no prior experience is needed. This introductory photography experience is focused on preserving African American history and will illuminate the vibrant and multi-layered practice of artist Ming Smith, spanning from the early 1970s to the present. Ming Smith: Feeling the Future will be on view only through April 28, 2024, and offers a guided tour into unperceived moments of life as captured by one of the most profoundly gifted artists of her generation.

Cost: $20 

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