Join us as we celebrate Black heroes saving the planet with our environment-themed vacation week workshop Whose Trash Is This?
This fun, family-friendly event will feature an interactive story time, slide show, and Radical Flowers craft activity made with 100% recycled materials. The workshop coincides with family-friendly exhibitions at PEM focused on sustainability and climate justice. Come through!
About Wee Wear the Crowns:
For 2019, Wee The People has launched new workshop series to engage kids in a different kind of radical action: Celebrating Blackness. Wee Wear the Crowns! will take kids of all backgrounds on a journey of Black identity, Black excellence, Black history and Black futures, with interactive storytimes & art-making events grounded in unapologetic black JOY. The series includes:
Haitian Colors, Haitian Heroes: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution
My Hair Is a Galaxy: artist Lorna Simpson
My Name Is Nina: jazz icon Nina Simone
Look at Me, VanderZee!: photgrapher James Vander Zee
No one Owns the Sky: pilot Bessie Coleman
Wee Wear the Crowns: artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
Wee Wear the Crowns: Black Faces, Green Spaces