Literary

    The Getty Center, N. Sepulveda Blvd & Getty Center Dr Los Angeles, CA 90049

    February 28, 2019

    11:00 am To 1:00 pm

    Mary Schmidt Campbell discusses An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Getty, her biography of the renowned 20th-century African American artist. Bearden is known for work that explores universal themes through the celebration of African American culture. A book signing follows her talk.Read more…

    Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa Street, Altadena, California 91001, USA

    March 2, 2019

    1:00 pm To 3:00 pm

    Learn new methods of weaving both textiles and words into beautiful pieces of art! In this interactive workshop, participants will be guided by talented artisans through the creation of your own poems, inspired by the ancient practice of basket weaving.Read more…

    California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA

    March 3, 2019

    6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

    Presented in conjunction with The Notion of Family, which features work by Romare Bearden, enjoy a conversation about this celebrated, dynamic artist with Mary Schmidt Campbell, president of Spelman College and former director of The Studio Museum in Harlem, as she discusses and signs her recent book, An American Odyssey: The Life…Read more…

    Sidewalk Cafe hts, 2057 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, California 91104, USA

    March 4, 2019

    7:30 pm To 10:00 pm

    Features Romaine Washington & Conney Williams, open mic, book giveaway, great folks and great coffee! Monthly poetry/spoken word event focused on social justice issues.Read more…

    California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA

    March 10, 2019

    3:00 pm To 4:30 pm

    CAAM’s monthly book club continues this winter with titles selected in conjunction with The Notion of Family, which includes artworks from the 19th to the 21st centuries that chart a generational trajectory of African American family and togetherness.Read more…