Virtual Educator Professional Development: Sonya Clark

Event Details

Event Date and Time

Sat, May 08, 2021
10 am to 12 pm

Tickets and Reservations

Free. Registration required.



U.S. five-dollar bill has an embroidered afro and sideburns stitched onto the portrait of Lincoln’s head. One-third of the afro protrudes beyond the top of the bill.
Join a professional development program inspired by current NMWA exhibition "Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend."

Event Description

Virtual Educator Professional Development featuring Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend

During this virtual educator professional development program, participants learn about, discuss, and create in response to artwork by Sonya Clark (b. 1967). Clark is renowned for her mixed-media works that address race and visibility, explore Blackness, and redress history.

Presented in conjunction with special exhibition Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend, on view at the National Museum of Women in the Arts from March 3 through May 31, 2021, and as part of the inaugural Remake Learning Days DMV regional festival, from May 3 through 22, 2021.