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Community Night - Lois Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color

Event Details:
October 23, 2012 - October 23, 2012
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Come celebrate the vibrancy of Loïs Mailou Jones, a twentieth century artist that overcame the barriers of racial and gender discrimination to achieve great success as a designer, painter, and teacher who influenced many who followed in her footsteps. Surround yourself in her exuberant palette and explore the various styles she mastered, from traditional landscapes to more abstract works directly influenced by her travels to Europe, Africa, and Haiti.

MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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Event Start Date: 
Tue, 10/23/2012
Event Start Time: 
4:00 p.m.
Event End Time: 
8:00 p.m.
Event Location: 
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
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<p>Come celebrate the vibrancy of Lo&iuml;s Mailou Jones, a twentieth century artist that overcame the barriers of racial and gender discrimination to achieve great success as a designer, painter, and teacher who influenced many who followed in her footsteps. Surround yourself in her exuberant palette and explore the various styles she mastered, from traditional landscapes to more abstract works directly influenced by her travels to Europe, Africa, and Haiti.</p>

Come celebrate the vibrancy of Loïs Mailou Jones, a twentieth century artist that overcame the barriers of racial and gender discrimination to achieve great success as a designer, painter, and teacher who influenced many who followed in her footsteps. Surround yourself in her exuberant palette and explore the various styles she mastered, from traditional landscapes to more abstract works directly influenced by her travels to Europe, Africa, and Haiti.

MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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Come celebrate the vibrancy of Loïs Mailou Jones, a twentieth century artist that overcame the barriers of racial and gender discrimination to achieve great success as a designer, painter, and teacher who influenced many who followed in her footsteps. Surround yourself in her exuberant palette and explore the various styles she mastered, from traditional landscapes to more abstract works directly influenced by her travels to Europe, Africa, and Haiti.

MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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Come celebrate the vibrancy of Loïs Mailou Jones, a twentieth century artist that overcame the barriers of racial and gender discrimination to achieve great success as a designer, painter, and teacher who influenced many who followed in her footsteps. Surround yourself in her exuberant palette and explore the various styles she mastered, from traditional landscapes to more abstract works directly influenced by her travels to Europe, Africa, and Haiti.

MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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Come celebrate the vibrancy of Loïs Mailou Jones, a twentieth century artist that overcame the barriers of racial and gender discrimination to achieve great success as a designer, painter, and teacher who influenced many who followed in her footsteps. Surround yourself in her exuberant palette and explore the various styles she mastered, from traditional landscapes to more abstract works directly influenced by her travels to Europe, Africa, and Haiti.

MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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Come celebrate the vibrancy of Loïs Mailou Jones, a twentieth century artist that overcame the barriers of racial and gender discrimination to achieve great success as a designer, painter, and teacher who influenced many who followed in her footsteps. Surround yourself in her exuberant palette and explore the various styles she mastered, from traditional landscapes to more abstract works directly influenced by her travels to Europe, Africa, and Haiti.

MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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Come celebrate the vibrancy of Loïs Mailou Jones, a twentieth century artist that overcame the barriers of racial and gender discrimination to achieve great success as a designer, painter, and teacher who influenced many who followed in her footsteps. Surround yourself in her exuberant palette and explore the various styles she mastered, from traditional landscapes to more abstract works directly influenced by her travels to Europe, Africa, and Haiti.

MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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Classes for Children
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Event Start Date: 
Tue, 10/23/2012
Event Start Time: 
4:00 p.m.
Event End Time: 
8:00 p.m.
Event Location: 
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
Summary: 
<p>Come celebrate the vibrancy of Lo&iuml;s Mailou Jones, a twentieth century artist that overcame the barriers of racial and gender discrimination to achieve great success as a designer, painter, and teacher who influenced many who followed in her footsteps. Surround yourself in her exuberant palette and explore the various styles she mastered, from traditional landscapes to more abstract works directly influenced by her travels to Europe, Africa, and Haiti.</p>

Come celebrate the vibrancy of Loïs Mailou Jones, a twentieth century artist that overcame the barriers of racial and gender discrimination to achieve great success as a designer, painter, and teacher who influenced many who followed in her footsteps. Surround yourself in her exuberant palette and explore the various styles she mastered, from traditional landscapes to more abstract works directly influenced by her travels to Europe, Africa, and Haiti.

MUSIC IN THE CONCOURSE - AJAMU MUTIMA Concourse 4 - 8 p.m.
The vibrant, mesmerizing melodies created by Ajamu Mutima will fill the Concourse and entertain you as he share his mastery of the Kora, bamboo flute, drums and other percussion instruments.
ARTIST IN THE STORE - GLENDIA COOPER Museum Store 4 - 8 p.m.
Meet another vibrantly colorful female artist whose work is also influenced by her travels to Africa and beyond. Local potter Glendia Cooper shares a bit about her artistic process and her captivating earthenware clay pieces.
THE MASK AS MUSE - ART MAKING ACTIVITY Orange Studio 4 - 8 p.m.
The mask was a common theme in many works created by Jones. She was taken by its spiritual significance, cultural importance, and emotive qualities. Come make your own mask using vibrantly colorful oil pastels on black construction paper.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERY Mason Gallery 4 - 8 p.m.

At age 17, Loïs Mailou Jones was admitted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a design major. As a student, Jones drew from her observation of works within the museum's collection. We invite you to create a sketch from you observations of her work and if you like, you may take a photograph of your sketch and submit it to asesnik@cummer.org. We will share your image on Facebook and Flickr.

FIVE AT FIVE TOUR Mason Gallery 5 p.m.
Join us for a quick, 15-minute, exclusive tour of the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition. You will learn five interesting aspects of this pioneering artist and her art.
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT TOUR Lobby 7 p.m.
Join us for our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening guided tour of the permanent collection with a special stop tonight in the Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color exhibition.

 

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