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Educator Workshop—Empowering Community through Art

Date and Time

Saturday, May 22, 2021

10 am–12 pm



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Learn how to amplify local voices and stories through art, culture, and activism withMet Civic Practice Partnership Artist-in-Residence Mei Lum. Join Museum educators to explore themes of artistic empowerment across time and place using objects in The Met collection. Expand your teaching toolbox, learning how to use art to empower students in your school community. For educators of all disciplines and grade levels.

Learn more about Mei Lum's work through the Wing on Wo & Co (W.O.W.) Project in Manhattan's Chinatown.

Please note: This live event takes place on Zoom. Space is limited; advance registration is required. Registration closes May 19, 2021, 5 pm (ET), or when registration is full.

Autogenerated captioning is available.

Image: Faith Ringgold (American, born New York, 1930). Street Story Quilt (detail), 1985. Cotton canvas, acrylic paint, ink marker, dyed and printed cotton, and sequins, sewn to a cotton flannel backing; overall: 90 x 144 in. (228.6 x 365.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund and funds from various donors, 1990 (1990.237a-c) © Faith Ringgold


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