3393 Peachtree Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30326
2:00 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013
In honor of Gordon Parks’ contribution to the arts, join us at 2:00pm in the Children’s Department for a “Design Your Own Book” event!
At 3:00pm, following the children’s event, join us “In Conversation” with actor and director Eriq LaSalle moderated by CBS Better Mornings Atlanta News Anchor, Tracye Hutchins, for a spirited discussion on Gordon Parks’ influence on film and the future of African-American cinema. Others on the panel include Arnika Dawkins, Owner of Arnika Dawkins Gallery, and Darrell Lane, International Photographer specializing in “everyday people”.
Following the discussion, celebrate the life of Gordon Parks by viewing iconic images in our photographic art installation featuring some of his most beloved works, such as American Gothic, Washington D.C. 1942. And boogie on down as we pay homage to the soul/funk 70’s era music featured in the movie Shaft, directed by Gordon Parks. Stop by our Soul Jam style dance party … and don’t forget to pack your platforms and bellbottoms! Plus, with any $50 or more purchase made during the event, receive a commemorative Gordon Parks journal, while supplies last.