Dimensions of Black: Family ArtLAB and Food Fest

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 - 12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Online ticketing has closed for this event. Tickets will be available for on site registration at the MCASD Downtown front desk on a first come first served basis.

MCASD and the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art (SDAAMFA) welcome you to celebrate contemporary African American art and culture at this special Family ArtLAB. Take part in a Look/Explore tour, followed by a hands on art-making activity inspired by artist McArthur Binion’s DNA series, currently on view as part of the Dimensions of Black exhibition.

Feed the whole family at the Food Fest, located outside the galleries on the Museum’s Figi Concourse. About a dozen food vendors will serve samples and food for purchase that highlights the African American restaurant community in our region. Enjoy Southern, Cajun, Creole, seafood, soul food, and more at this special celebration of African American art and culture. 

Vendors include Bourre' Southern Bistro-San Diego (Southern, Cajun/Creole, Seafood), Felix’s BBQ with Soul-Oceanside (Southern Soul Food), Chef Mumsie-Dana Point, Nana K’s Kitchen-Encinitas (Creole), RMH Catering-San Diego (Southern Cooking), Sister Pee Wee’s –San Diego (Soul Food), Grand Chef Auto/Los Angeles, CA (Fusion Soul Food), Hunters Home Kitchen-San Diego (Soul Food with a Twist), Rafikitz Foodz –San Diego (Traditional Kenyan Food), Gayle's Rum Cakes-San Diego, and Perfect Pour-Jamul.

This program is recommended for families with children ages five and older. The ArtLAB portion of the program is free for MCASD and SDAAMFA Members and military families; $15 for general public. The family price includes two adults and up to three youths. The tour portions of the ArtLAB begin at 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM. Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis and include Museum admission; capacity is limited to 60 participants.

Participation in the Food Fest and 2 PM Public Tour is free for MCASD Members, SDAAMFA Members, and all other guests with paid admission.