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Black women have strategically used graphic design to enhance their sound. Just think about your favorite album cover, whether it be The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill  or Megan Thee Stallion’s Fever. In Respect Her Crank! Designing Sounds of Blackness, prominent graphic designer Candice Taylor draws the relationship between graphic design and music throughout multiple workshops designed to teach the fundamental principles of design.

Some of your favorite musicians slowly gained recognition in their neighborhoods, cities, and towns, by performing and promoting their music locally. They used flyers and posters to capture the attention of potential fans. In this workshop, learn how to design promotional graphics that captivate musical audiences.

ASL may be requested by contacting hirshhornexperience@si.edu.

 

This project received support from the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative

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Details

Date:
June 15, 2021
Time:
4:00 pm–5:30 pm
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Venue

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Ave SW & 7th St SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
Phone:
202-633-1000
Website:
https://hirshhorn.si.edu