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Frederick Douglass 200 Creative Arts Competition 
Competition Orientation 
Saturday, August 18, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
 
2018 marks the “Year of Frederick Douglass” in Maryland and what better way to celebrate his life than through student voices and creative expression! Anne Arundel County students, grades 4 through 12, are invited to participate in the “Frederick Douglass 200 Creative Arts Competition.” We invite you to attend Saturday’s orientation to learn more about competition.  Click here to apply.
 
The Douglass Reading Room 
New Exhibit and Opening Reception  
Saturday, August 18, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Join us for a Douglass Reading Room special event featuring a second rotation of:
  • artwork by famed African American artists;
  • notable books, and
  • a moderated discussion with Gregory Morton (exhibit curator/owner of Douglass Place in Baltimore City), and Ka’mal McClarin (Interpretive Ranger, Cedar Hill, Douglass home in Washington DC). 
 
Guest curated by Greg Morton of Baltimore, this interactive exhibit interprets the writings and living quarters of Frederick Douglass connecting historical themes with modern day discussions. August 18-February 28 featured artists include: Romare Bearden, Alison Saar, Elizabeth Catlett, Tom Miller, Leslie Smith III, Mildred Thompson, Arvay Adams, Laurence Hurst, and  Kenneth Herlihy. Featured authors include: Octavia Butler, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and others. 
 
Click here to RSVP.

 

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