Big Read Kick-Off Event: Views of Global Migration: Haiti

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Big Read Kick-Off Event: Views of Global Migration: Haiti

Mario LaMothe will present a performance at the MoCP in response to the experiences of Haitian immigrants, in conjunction with the exhibition Stateless: Views of Global Migration and the NEA Big Read initiative at Columbia.

LaMothe uses oral history and journalistic accounts to narrate Haitian immigrants' physical transformation during their captivity in American detention facilities. He is an artist and assistant professor at University of Illinois at Chicago.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

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Past Events

Eighth Blackbird

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Eighth Blackbird

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Join the Chicago-based, four-time Grammy-winning ensemble Eighth Blackbird for a special performance at the MoCP. Experience a musical journey through the museum as the ensemble ...

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Photos at Noon: Recent Acquisitions

Photos at Noon: Recent Acquisitions

Photos at Noon: Recent Acquisitions

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Get to know the museum’s collection with a series of public print viewings led by MoCP’s curator of academic programs and collections. Drop in to ...

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Teen Night

Teen Night

Teen Night

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Chicago teens are invited to participate in teen-led workshops and more! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mocp-teen-night-tickets-64384604084 ...

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