BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Goodyear partners with Vision & Sound for virtual exhibit, lectures

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In honor of Black History Month, the city of Goodyear has partnered with Norma and Michael Cunningham, curators and founders of Vision & Sound: An African American Experience virtual art exhibit.

Vision & Sound’s mission is to create an educational experience and environment that broadens the understanding and appreciation of African-American art, music and literary works to multigenerational and multicultural audiences.

To see the virtual exhibit, which will run through Sunday, Feb. 28, click here.

Once there, visitors can make their way through a 3-D art gallery featuring the works of five artists: Chukes, Dr. Michael Borum, Michael Cunningham, Stephen Marc and Bob Martin.

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They also can register for virtual lectures, including:

• 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18: Presentation and conversation with Mr. Marc and Mr. Martin. The artists will discuss their work and creative vision, and share their insights on the art world during the pandemic.

• 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23: Hot coffee and art with Chukes.

• 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18: The Cunninghams will hold a closing conversation on the show.

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