Join us online February 25 as The Chosen Few and MoPOP present the 9th annual Through the Eyes of Art, a Black History Month celebration. This annual event brings together artists, community leaders, politicians, and tastemakers from across the state of Washington to celebrate the Black experience.
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This year's Through the Eyes of Art, a Black History Month celebration event explores parenting in the Black community through the lens of the millennial caregiver. From Beyoncé ballads dedicated to her daughter Blue Ivy, to hit shows like Black-ish that dive deep into topics that make us laugh and cry, the exploration of parenting through a Black lens has always been both present and powerful in pop culture.
Ahead of MoPOP's special livestream event on February 25, we invite you to check out a handful of community resources for parents and families, starting with MoPOP's very own education programs!
MoPOP Education Programs
MoPOP offers a variety of education programming, including remote learning experiences, in-museum visits, outreach programs, teacher resources, summer camps, and student clubs that offer creative ways to connect classroom content to popular culture.
Creative Justice builds community with youth most impacted by the school-to-prison-(to-deportation) pipeline. Participants and mentor artists work together to examine the root causes of incarceration, like systemic racism and other forms of oppression, creating art that articulates the power and potential of our communities.
After-School All-Stars Puget Sound
After-School All-Stars provides free, comprehensive after-school programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and life.
The Big-Brained Superheroes Club
The Big-Brained Superheroes Club is an after school program offering creative discovery and technical skill-building opportunities in the Yesler Terrace neighborhood of Seattle, WA.
N The Kutt Dance Studio
N the Kutt Dance Studio was created by Director of Kutt'N'Up Entertainment, Tyrone (Koach T) Crosby and opened on April 30, 2017. Offering a variety of dance classes and specializing in hip hop for all ages and experience levels, we're excited to offer a home for local hip hop.
PFLAG envisions a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
WithinReach builds pathways to make it easier for Washington families to navigate complex health and social service systems and connect with the resources they need to be healthy and safe.
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