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Family Free Day: Freak Flags & Craftivism

  • Museum of Design Atlanta 1315 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta GA 30309 USA (map)
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The second Sunday of every month is Family Free Day at MODA!

Join us on Sunday, September 9th, closing day for our current exhibition, Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism, and celebrate your weirdness by making Freak Flags! Or join in on Craftivist activities and tours throughout our galleries.

About Freak Flags:

Investigate and celebrate your own individuality by making a Freak Flag. Freak Flags are a way to showcase and embrace the things that make you freaky and awesome. Get inspired by viewing our exhibition. Then, afterwards, engage in your own craftivist project by prototyping and designing a Freak Flag that best represents you. Once you’re done, take your freak flag home, and fly it high and proud!

Bring your unique perspective and MODA will provide the materials.

 

Family Free Day Schedule:

  • 12:00 PM: Freak Flags in the Lobby

  • 12:00 PM: VR Demo with Minna from the Fulton County Library

  • 12:30 PM: 3D Printing Demo in the Lobby

  • 12:35 PM: Exhibition Tour - Meet in the Lobby

  • 1:05 PM: Embroidery Demo in the Side Gallery

  • 2:05 PM: Exhibition Tour - Meet in the Lobby

  • 3:10 PM: Crochet Demo in the Side Gallery

  • 3:45 PM: 3D Printing Demo in the Lobby

There's no charge to attend, but we ask that you register in advance to help us plan for the event! Activity and attendance are limited

 

About Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism:

Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection of craft and activism. Across the globe, artists and crafters armed with traditional materials like yarn, glue guns, quilt patterns, sewing needles, X-ACTO knives, and other tools are using their hands to protest social and political inequalities and injustices.

The time spent on these works shows the dedication to creating pieces that evoke emotion and promote discussion. By sharing ideas expressed through the work of their hands, these artists and crafters aim to make you think, explore and take note.

MODA’s Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism exhibition explores this movement. The exhibition also provides opportunities for all visitors to get involved by making something that makes a difference.

 

This exhibition is curated by Betsy Greer, author of Craftivism: The Art and Craft of Activism.





 

 

About Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism:

Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection of craft and activism. Across the globe, artists and crafters armed with traditional materials like yarn, glue guns, quilt patterns, sewing needles, X-ACTO knives, and other tools are using their hands to protest social and political inequalities and injustices.

The time spent on these works shows the dedication to creating pieces that evoke emotion and promote discussion. By sharing ideas expressed through the work of their hands, these artists and crafters aim to make you think, explore and take note.

MODA’s Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism exhibition explores this movement. The exhibition also provides opportunities for all visitors to get involved by making something that makes a difference.

 

This exhibition is curated by Betsy Greer, author of Craftivism: The Art and Craft of Activism.