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Art Explorers: Faith Ringgold

Close-up of vintage African quilt texture.

Friday, February 16, 2024

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library - Lacey Branch

10 East Lacey Rd
Forked River, NJ 08731

Ocean County Library

Event Description

Learn about award-winning artist and illustrator Faith Ringgold, while creating a piece of fabric art inspired by her story quilts. 

Known for her influential works in the fields of quilting, painting, and storytelling, Ringgold's work often reflected themes of identity, race, and feminism.

As a female African American artist, she has been a prominent voice in the art world and her catalog speaks even louder. 

This event is intended for ages 6 to 12. 

Registration is recommended.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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