Jimmy McCracklin My Story the Exhibit
The Richmond Museum of History & Culture invites submissions of posters with artwork in the theme of living healthy in the modern world. We encourage posters that promote the following themes: safe driving, healthy food & drink, safe sex, exercise, mental wellness, wear a mask/wash your hands, and/or brush your teeth. All subject matter that promotes a healthy lifestyle will be considered, so please be creative! We especially encourage posters that appeal to youth, teenagers and young adults.
The Museum will choose three winning designs and each artist with a winning design will be awarded a prize of $1,000. Contest winners will be notified via email by June 7, 2021.
The winning designs will be printed for the following purposes: 1) 50 posters will be distributed free to local community centers and schools and 2) 50 posters will be sold in the Museum gift shop. The winning designs will be included in an exhibit exploring the history of health and wellness in Richmond forthcoming in Fall 2021.
The contest is supported by a Neighborhood Public Art grant through the City of Richmond Arts & Culture Commission.
SUBMISSION TERMS & AGREEMENTS:
The Richmond Museum of History & Culture reserves the right to change or alter the schedule of this contest and/or exhibition at any time. Submission materials will not be returned to applicants and any files received by the museum will be deleted if not used in the exhibit.
Scott Haskins will present a multimedia presentation about techniques to preserve your historical photographs and documents. Participants will receive downloadable eBook(s) with guidance for preserving family heirlooms.
This is the second of two lectures by Scott Haskins. Click here to learn about the first event.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Scott M. Haskins graduated in 1978 from the Italian government (Lombardy Region – ENAIP) 3 year master?s degree level painting conservation program run in conjunction with the Istituto Centrale del Restauro (ICR) in Rome.
Between 1978 and 1984 Mr. Haskins established the painting conservation laboratory at Brigham Young University, in Utah, USA which also served the historical collection of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as they prepared to build two art museums.
In 1986, Mr. Haskins established Fine Art Conservation Laboratories (FACL) in Santa Barbara, CA where they presently provide professional painting conservation services over a wide geographical region. FACL is also recognized and well known nationwide and internationally for art restoration work on murals. They consult on damaged art issues as an expert witness for the Los Angeles court system and for insurance companies, nationwide. FACL has a specialized division of disaster response services for art related items (wildfires, house fires, floods and mud slides, earthquakes etc).
He is the author of the best-selling book series, Save Your Stuff, collection care manuals for collectibles, heirlooms, family history items and is a speaker internationally on the subject. He is also the author of several blogs and has a presence on several social media sites. He often uses these assets to help small museums, foundations and historical sites fundraise.
We hope you enjoy this most recent issue of the MIRROR newsletter. Thanks so much for the entire newsletter team for coming together to publish this issue during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Museum and Ship both remain closed to the public to adhere to the shelter in place order. Thanks to everyone who has stayed home.? California is flattening the curve!
Click here for the Spring 2020 issue of the MIRROR. MIRROR Spring 2020 – FINAL
Film Screening & Zoom Room Conversation
Join Zoom Meeting at https://4cd.zoom.us/j/927868536
Meeting ID: 927 868 536
5:00 ? 5:35?PM
About the Film: After decades struggling to protect her ancestors’ burial places, now engulfed by San Francisco’s sprawl, a Native woman from a federally unrecognized tribe and her allies occupy a development site to prevent desecration of sacred ground. When this fails to stop the development, they vow to follow a new path: to establish the first women-led urban Indigenous land trust. BEYOND RECOGNITION tells the inspiring story of women creating opportunities to preserve Native culture and homeland in a society bent on erasing them.
Through cinema verite, interviews, and stunning footage of the land, the film introduces Corrina Gould, Johnella LaRose, and Indian People Organizing for Change as they embark on an incredible journey to transform the way we see cities. The film invites viewers to examine their own relationship to place, revealing histories that have been buried by shifting landscapes.
Film: 24 minutes.
5:45 ? 6:15 PM
Corrina Gould (Sogorea Te Land Trust) and Filmmaker Michelle Grace Steinberg (Underexposed Films)?speak about making Beyond Recognition and the legacy of the film today. Corrina will comment on her continued work and the state of indigenous activism in the East Bay.
BONUS: Watch the trailer for Steinberg?s new film A Place to Breathe (2020).
Do you have a question for Corrina or Michelle? Submit your questions to email@example.com
This program is made possible in part by the California Humanities Council.