New exhibition at NAAM featuring Christopher Shaw

September 1

Christopher Shaw explores the spiritual bridge between notions of design and processes of divination. Shaw presents us with minimalist works in clay and urges us to consider how objects carry the seeds of culture. Individual and assembled ceramic sculpture join vessel forms in the artist’s latest body of work.

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Holidays at NAAM

December 1

From photos with Black Santa to a Holiday Market and Kwanzaa celebration - there are so many ways you can get into the holiday spirit at NAAM. Start by downloading our December Calendar!

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Black Santa at NAAM!

December 7 @ 11:00 am

A winter wonderland is coming to NAAM! Join us as we kick off our holiday programming with our annual Black Santa celebration. Families are welcome to join us for family fun throughout the museum with activities in our studios, interactive reading time in our library, pictures with Black santa in our Legacy Hall and food available from Stubbs BBQ & Catering. Pictures with santa are on a first come first serve basis with a single pose and printed photo available. December 7th & 8th, 2019 11 AM-5 PM Free and open to the public $15 for family photos.

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Writers Under The Influence Tribute to James Baldwin

December 11 @ 7:00 pm

In partnership with Hugo House, we’re pleased to present a tribute to the literary and cultural legacy of novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and social critic, James Baldwin (1924–1987). Featuring readings and remembrances from Anastacia-Renée, Ebo Barton, LaNesha DeBardelaben, and Seattle Civic Poet Jourdan Imani Keith.

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Holiday Market

December 14 @ 12:00 pm

‘Tis the season to support Black businesses, small and big alike! Our holiday market provides space for business owners to directly connect with their communities and build within them. Our market will offer an array of vendors who specialize in apothecary, literature, home goods, african textiles and prints to so much more!

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