Cheers to Black women printmakers!
Join staff of the National Museum of Women in the Arts for a virtual happy hour to celebrate Black women printmakers! We will make a specialty cocktail (or mocktail) in the artists’ honor, share artworks and stories, and explore the museum’s collection and archives.
Registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join. This program is free, but if you would like to support these programs and others like them, please consider making a donation.
Andra ‘AJ’ Johnson will be teaching us how to make a specially created cocktail inspired by a Marisol artwork in the NMWA collection. Johnson has been part of the DMV restaurant scene for years and currently serves as the Bar Director for the Serenata/Zumo cocktail bar in La Cosecha. She is a co-founder of DMV Black Restaurant Week and her forthcoming book, White Plates, Black Faces, tells the stories of people of color in the restaurant industry.
Featured Cocktail: M. A. B. L. E.
Prepare for the event by making sure you’re ready to create the specialty cocktail.
Ingredients for Cocktail:
- 1.5 oz Mijenta Reposado Tequila (or reposado tequila of your choice)
- 0.75 oz Amarula Liqueur
- 0.5 oz Appleton Rum
- 0.25 oz maple syrup
- 2 dashes orange bitters
- 3 edible rhinestones or a manicured orange peel for garnish
Preferred Glassware: martini or coupe glass
Additional Tools: shaker tin, strainer, ice, peeler and paring knife if garnishing with orange peel