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West Adams Collectors Club

Time: March 14, 2015 at 1pm to May 2, 2015 at 3pm
Location: William Grant Still Arts Center
Street: 2520 S. West View Street
City/Town: Los Angeles 90016
Website or Map: http://wgsac.wordpress.com
Phone: 323.734.1165
Event Type: workshop, series, community, history, archiving, intergenerational
Organized By: William Grant Still Arts Center
Latest Activity: Jan 26, 2016

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The West Adams Collectors Club is a free, intergenerational workshop series on archiving grassroots histories, hosted and organized by The William Grant Still Arts Center in collaboration with community members.

Eight workshops on eight Saturdays from 1:00-3:00pm.

Check out the workshop schedulehttp://bit.ly/1F4AApP

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From Black dolls and mix tapes to books, flyers, social movements and community spaces, learn about collecting, keeping, and exhibiting your own cultural and social history! Facilitated by community historians Billie Green, BJ’s Dress Up & Tea Garden; Alden Kimbrough, Independent Collector and Zambezi Bazaar; and C. Jerome Woods,The Black LGBT Project. Workshops are being developed in collaboration with “next generation” archivists Kelly Besser, Project Archivist UCLA Special Collections; Treva Ellison, Ph.D Candidate, University of Southern California, American Studies; and Dalena Hunter, Librarian UCLA Bunche Center for African American Studies.

  • Be an archivist and build your own archive
  • Display your archive in a group exhibit at The William Grant Still Arts Center in Fall 2015

For more information, visit:

westadamscollectorsclub.org

wgsac.wordpress.com

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This project is made possible with the support from Cal Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit calhum.org

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