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Jax Makerspace Gallery



African Movement Dance Class

Slip on your comfortable clothes and get ready to move! Each week instructors will teach different techniques in African dance. The class will be led by Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Instructor Christa Sylla. A Makerspace program (ArtsCrafts1) (Kesha1)

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

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Conversations of Colorism

University of North Florida Associate Professor of Sociology Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder specializes in diversity, race relations and gender issues. She'll lead this conversation exploring how skin tone within ethnicity is viewed, along with the challenges and stereotypes to overcome. A Makerspace program (Kesha1)

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm

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Stepping and Sisterhood

Join us in the Jax Makerspace as featured visual artist Dania W. Frink will introduce the rich history of Black Greek Lettered Sororities, followed by a step show featuring local chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. (Kesha1)

Sunday, March 5, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Treat Yourself: Bath Bombs

Local artist Jennifer Mims will share her pampering secrets, and teach you how to make Bath Bombs for the special person in your life-you!. A Makerspace program (Kesha1)

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

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Queens & Seams

Featured artist Jovita Harper will teach a beginning sewing class. Learn how to make basic stitches and hear about Harper's work featured in the Kesha exhibition. Fun for all ages. A Makerspace program (Kesha1)

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

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Treat Yourself: Head Wraps

Still struggling to get your head wrap on tight? Let Queen Ma'Mae Head Wraps show you the way. Come ready to learn and experiment. Bring in your favorite scarf/wrap and let's see what you create. A Makerspace program (Kesha1)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

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African Movement Dance Class

Slip on your comfortable clothes and get ready to move! Each week instructors will teach different techniques in African dance. The class will be led by Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Instructor Christa Sylla. A Makerspace program (ArtsCrafts1) (Kesha1)

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

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Black Hair Care Forum

Immediately following the movie Good Hair, artist and hair stylist Sosha Thumper will lead a discussion and offer hair care tips. Topics will include challenges with black hair care and debating the term "natural" when discussing black hair. A Makerspace program (Kesha1)

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Kesha Collab

Featured artists Mk Hollowell and Richlin Ryan share the processes for creating their individual art creations. You can join the fun as they collaborate to make a piece of art. A Makerspace program (Kesha1)

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Treat Yourself: Jewelry Upcycle

Don't get rid of that mismatched earring, broken necklace, or ring that no longer fits. Bring in your old jewelry and jewelry designer Kandice Clark will show you how to repurpose it into something new. A Makerspace program (Kesha1)

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

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The Art of Business

Join us in the Jax Makerspace to learn how to help you get your art out to the masses. Bring in your questions and let our staff help give you the ins and outs, while featured artist Erin Kendrick schools you on the business of art. (Kesha1)

Sunday, March 26, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

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