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Willow Smith is set to lock herself in a box to raise awareness about an important mental health issue. The 19-year-old daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith has teamed up with Tyler Cole for a 24-hour performance art piece focused on anxiety, which will be taking place at MOCA’s Geffen Contemporary in Los…

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Yema Thomas is a museum educator, visual performing artist and blossoming art historian. She currently serves as the coordinator of public programs at the High Museum of Art in Midtown Atlanta, where she creates educational programs and events around its exhibitions. Thomas’ latest project has been working on culturally enriching activities around Ghanaian artist Paa…

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Nineties R&B fans have something to celebrate. Aaliyah will join the likes of Michael Jackson, Tupac, Beyoncé and more entertainment legends who have been immortalized as wax figures. Madame Tussauds of Las Vegas will honor the Princess of R&B with her own wax figure in their throwback room. Fans can pay tribute to the late icon…

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Don’t wait until Black History Month to learn about African American history. Learning about the accomplishments, contributions and prominent Black figures throughout history can take place 365 days a year. Here are a few of the most popular African American museums you should visit this summer to learn about or brush up on our history.…

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The 10th annual Dallas Art Fair kicked off with a preview benefit on April 12 in downtown Dallas at the Fashion Industry Gallery on Ross Avenue. The Art Fair ran through Sunday, April 15. Presented by Ruinart, the 2018 Art Fair showcased more than 90 top national and international gallerists. The works of art represented painting,…

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The best time of day is when the clock strikes 5 p.m. on a Friday afternoon. You run out of your employers’ office so fast, just to hit up a happy hour and go home to pregame for the weekend festivities. Now, happy hours and weekend entertainment are a nice finale after a grueling work week,…

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On the “A” w/Souleo… It wasn’t until graduate school that Michelle Joan Wilkinson realized that becoming a curator could be a viable profession. Wilkinson is now the director of collections and exhibitions at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture. She now hopes the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s recent announcement of a…

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  The Children’s Museum, Boston, MA Center for Puppetry Arts Atlanta, GA Please Touch Children’s Museum Philadelphia, PA Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Children’s Museum of Phoenix National Museum of Play Rochester, NY Minnesota Children’s Museum, St. Paul  Madison Children’s Museum, Madison, WI Kohl Children’s Museum Glenview, IL The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis The Children’s Museum of…

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African American museums have been the hallmark of cultural preservation for blacks in America. These awe-inspiring living repositories for historic artifacts and documents that tell the story of black people in America. Visitors travel from the four corners of the world to visit these institutions and learn more about the history of African Americans and…

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