12 / August
Outdoor Film Screening: White NightsIn celebration of The Ironic Curtain: Art from the Soviet Underground, join us on Boyd Plaza for an outdoor screening of one of Curator Catherine Walworth’s favorite films. White Nights (1985) transports us back to the mid-eighties, when the Soviet Union was still in existence and a powerhouse on the world stage.
18 / August
Screen and Discuss: Disgraced MonumentsFeaturing rare archival footage and interviews with sculptors, art historians, and gallery and museum directors, Disgraced Monuments (1994) is a documentary that looks at the Soviet Union to examine how monuments connect us with the past and spur us to new futures; why so often in times of social cataclysm, old monuments are destroyed and new ones raised; and how every turning point in society has begun history anew in a struggle with old monuments.
28 / August
Art Class: Colored Pencil DrawingLearn how to add color to your drawings using pencils in this one-day workshop. Explore the types of colored pencils, paper, and techniques that make adding color to your drawings a fun and successful experience. Taught by local art educator Mary Hendrix, who holds a bachelor’s degree in art from East Tennessee State University and a master’s degree in teaching from UofSC. Ages 15 and up. All materials included.