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Celebrating Black History Month

Release Date: 12/11/2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Sylvia Blair Executive Assistant to the President
Carroll Community College
410-386-8411

 

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH
AFRICAN ART & AESTHETICS OFFERED AT CARROLL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

Westminster, Md., December 11, 2008 - Black History Month is just around the corner. This February, Carroll Community College will offer African Art & Aesthetics, celebrating the rich artistic styles of Africa.
African Art & Aesthetics
Explore mysterious and powerful African Art! Art and art history lovers, this course is for you! Rediscover Africa, a vast overwhelming continent with different languages and cultures. Over the centuries it has produced a rich repertoire of artistic styles ranging from realistic to more stylized and abstract expressions. This is particularly manifested in masks, statues and statuettes. Each week, power-point presentations with striking and colorful examples of art and artifacts, inform and invite students to ask questions and take part in the stimulating discussion! Instructor: Dr. Joseph Paul Cassar
Cost: $66 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: PDE-059-A3
Sun., Feb. 8 - Mar. 1, 1:00 - 3:00 PM (4 sessions)
Business Training Center, Rm. T317

Dr. Joseph Paul Cassar is a practicing artist, art historian, curator and educator and studied art at the Accademia di Belle Arti, Pietro Vannucci, Perugia, Italy and at Charles Sturt University NSW, Australia. He works in various media, exhibits his works regularly and brings his vast experience and enthusiasm for art to inspire his students.

To register, call Continuing Education & Training at 410-386-8100 or go to www.carrollcc.edu/cetcourses.

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