State of Ascension: Mixed Media Vessel Work By Rejina Thomas. On view through February 28, 2018, “State of Ascension” features art Thomas created during the past two decades. The themes embodied in her meticulously crafted containers and paintings position the womb as a metaphorical looking glass from which viewers experience and understand the world. Based in Seattle Washington, Thomas’ artwork is held in private and public collections around the world.
That’s My Face. Friday, Dec. 15. That’s My Face is a young adult film series and discussion. December’s film is “Middle of Nowhere,” directed by Ava DuVernay. When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband’s well-being while he’s incarcerated – leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Black Minds Matter Online “Public Course” Series. The course focuses on Black boys and men. There will be a live stream viewing and discussion afterwards led by local facilitators in academia and subject matter experts. December 13: Advancing Black Male Policy, Support and Research by Kaye Crawford. December 20: Campus Climates and Non-Cognitive Outcomes by Jackson Brown and Binta Brown.