Presented by the Beach Museum of Art and 91.9 KSDB Manhattan
April 21, 2016, 5:30-7 p.m.
Optional Photo Shoot, 7-8 p.m.
Inspired by the exhibition “Behind the Glass Eye: Photographs by Toyo Miyatake” and taught by choreographer Katie Oliver, NY.
Workshop fee $5.00. Advance registration required. Please contact 785-532-7718 or email@example.com to reserve your spot for the workshop.
Post-workshop, the participants work with student photographers to create their own Toyo Miyatake-inspired photograph using the dance movements they learned in a play with light and shadow. Participants receive a free downloadable digital file of their photograph.
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During the 2015-16 academic year, a group of graduate students and postdoctoral scientists from Global Food Systems research teams have participated in an experimental series of workshops. These focused on communication of science questions, methods, and discoveries to non-specialist audiences. The aim of the workshop has been to help these scientists strengthen skills that will help them convey the signifigance of their work – to legislators and funders, to their future students, and to the general public.
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May 5, 5:30 p.m., UMB Theater
The recipient of numerous awards, including one from the Tribeca Film Festival, this film tells the story of Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani, who survived the trauma of World War II and homelessness by creating art. When 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets, a local filmmaker brings him to her home, and the two embark on a journey to confront Mirikitani ‘s painful past. This documentary is an intimate exploration of the lingering wounds of war and the healing powers of friendship and art. Join director Linda Hattendorf for a discussion after the screening.
Free and open to the public.
Part of the programming for “Behind the Glass Eye: Photographs by Toyo Miyatake” and “Minidoka on My Mind: Paintings and Prints by Roger Shimomura.”
Image: Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani, Mother Cat & Baby Cat, 2002
The Museum hosts a variety of classes and workshops throughout
the year for all ages!
Call (785)532-7718 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Image: Toyo Miyatake, Block #20 Fire Break Road, children on tricycles (detail), ca. 1942 (printed 2016), silver halide on paper, 11 x 14 in., courtesy of Toyo Miyatake Studio
The museum is open Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 10a.m.-5p.m., Thurs 10a.m.-8p.m., Sun, 12p.m.-5p.m. Free admission. Free parking.
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