MAD Newsletter | February 4, 2020
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Sojourner Truth: A Tale of Two Statues
On February 22, two world-renowned artists commissioned to form sculptures of the legendary abolitionist Sojourner Truth will come to Kingston to talk about creating their monumental artworks. This Black History Month event is free to the public and co-presented by MAD, Harambee and MyKingstonKids.

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Annie Dwyer: Writing + Visual Arts + Stories
Artist Annie Dwyer, a teacher at The D.R.A.W., combines her two loves into engaging books, animations, mini-comics and graphic memoirs, and she loves teaching young people. Her “Fantastic Drawing” class, which focuses on mixed media and construction, runs February 13 through April 2. She’s also conducting a three-week summer project for middle school students on media arts and communication. 

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February is Black History Month
Kingston is celebrating Black History Month with an entire month of events, including spoken word, comedy shows, performances, children’s activities, parties, lectures, workshops, dinners, art exhibits, films, and much more. Many events are free, but make sure you reserve your tickets now for the elegant February 29 Gala celebrating ancient Egypt

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February 2020 Meetup Event
Thursday, February 6, 2020
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
The Beverly Lounge Directions
224 Foxhall Ave, Kingston, NY

Come early, grab a drink and mix & mingle with fellow artists and creatives from all around the region. Featured presentations include artist Ray Curran, MAD board member, and Lara Giordano, executive director of The D.R.A.W. Details here.
Join a MAD Registry!

All Kingston-based artists and arts-related businesses are invited to join our new registries!
The Artist Registry is here.
The Arts-Related Business Registry is here.
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