A Sense of Pride features workshops, symposia, discussions and performances that foster inclusion, acceptance, and understanding. Free workshops, open to the general public take place at Broward County Library branches and explore topics such as identity and acceptance. Creativity Exploration promotes the mind-to-body experience, emotional benefits of art making and creative process. Participants are introduced to mindfulness and positive flow state-of-mind as they develop pride, confidence, empathy and tolerance in a safe space where they can expand their perceptions and increase brain connectivity through visual and cognitive stimulation. Workshops are led by Lark Keeler, President of the FAEA and a specialist in mindfulness.
March theme is Self-Dissecting. Adults, Seniors and allies will learn about the narrative elements of contemporary British artist Grayson Perry’s ceramic vessels and his female alter-ego,Claire, a character who challenges gender and cultural norm. Participants will craft their autobiographical story on the surface of a decorative vase.
This is event is free and open to the public. Limited seating. Advance reservations required.
Location: North Regional Branch Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek
A Sense of Pride is presented by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and is made possible with generous support of the Community Foundation of Broward , in partnership with the Broward County Public Libraries Division.