Part two of the virtual 40th Annual Black Doll Show, “Going to the Club” starts Saturday, January 9 from 4 to 6:00 p.m.
While the dolls can have a have a night out, we will have a night in, with a Zoom dance party, and visits with special guests, all to celebrate William Grant Still Arts Center’s‘s signature exhibition.
DJ Novena Carmel @novenacarmel and Host Quami Dushon will give us the inspirational vibes. In between dancing we will present a page from our, “Going to the Club” online exhibition, a short view into Super Star doll artist, Pat Shivers’ studio and other guests.
It’s free! RSVP on Eventbrite.
Tamika (Nakia) Spencer
Fana Baba Dayo
Heather Hilliard Bonds
Shindana Toys (from the collection of Billie Green)
Mae Dethina de Bahia (from the collection of Barry Stinson)
Dorothy Taylor (from the collection of C. Jerome Woods and Adah Glenn)
Dr. Cynthia Davis
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