Free program at the Columbia Museum of Art features art activities and performance from The Reminders

The Reminders’ Aja Black and Big Samir. Photo courtesy of The Reminders

The Columbia Museum of Art presents the second edition of CMA Global Sunday, a day of free activities focused on global art and music, on Sunday, February 11, 2018. In this program with a unique world perspective, visitors of all ages have the chance to participate in hands-on art projects with their loved ones and enjoy concerts featuring musicians with international style.

Passport to Art: Artistic Expedition
Sunday, February 11 | Noon – 3:00 p.m.
In this month’s expanded Passport to Art, take a journey through the world without leaving Columbia. Get inspired by African fractal design in Renée Cox: Soul Culture and create some scratchboard patterns. Make flower crowns based on some of the botanicals in Seen & Unseen: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham and sport them in the “Gone Global” selfie booth. At 1:00 p.m. we’ll take a tour of the photography on exhibition. Don’t forget to make a cyanotype and create photographic blue prints. This drop-in program for families features a new hands-on art project each month. Free.

Baker & Baker presents The Reminders
Sunday, February 11 | 3:00 p.m.
Consisting of Brussels-born emcee Big Samir and Queens-born emcee/vocalist Aja Black, The Reminders are a duo that combines world music rhythm with hip-hop. Big Samir weaves intricate rhythmic patterns with a bilingual French/English flow, displaying his street-smart credibility in both his lyrics and cool demeanor. This is beautifully complimented by Aja Black’s confident delivery, diverse cadences, and unique vocal stylings. The two have undeniably magical chemistry that results in dynamic, high-energy performances. Internationally renowned, The Reminders have shared the stage with such venerable artists as Les Nubians, Snoop Dogg, Fishbone, Barrington Levy, Nas, Mos Def, Big Boi, KRS-One, Rakim, and K’Naan. Free.

The third CMA Global Sunday is slated for Sunday, June 10, 2018.

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