Celebrate Black History Month at the Aga Khan Museum: FREE Live Talk with Ekow Nimako

We are excited to extend an invitation to you and your students to join us for a special livestream event in celebration of Black History Month, hosted by the Aga Khan Museum.

Program Details:

Renowned artist Ekow Nimako will take center stage in an exclusive live talk and Q&A session, inviting middle and high school students to explore the rich tapestry of his artistic journey. Ekow Nimako, a Ghanaian- Canadian artist, is celebrated for his Afrofuturistic artworks seamlessly blending African aesthetics, folklore, and cultural heritage with futuristic concepts.

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024 Time: 10:30 am

Location: Zoom Livestream (link to be provided upon registration)

Grades: 6 – 12

Program Type: Talk, Presentation, Q&A

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain an appreciation for African aesthetics, folklore, and cultural heritage.
  • Understand the significance of using art to celebrate and preserve diverse cultural narratives and heritage.
  • Explore how Afrofuturism fosters resilience and challenges stereotypes.
  • Understand how Afrofuturism embraces diverse cultural influences, fostering an appreciation for multiculturalism.
  • Explore how art can be a catalyst for positive social change.

About Ekow Nimako:

Born and raised in Toronto, Ekow Nimako discovered his passion for art at a young age. His sculptures, primarily crafted from thousands of meticulously assembled black LEGO® bricks, stand as a testament to his ingenuity and dedication to storytelling through art.

Don’t miss this opportunity to engage your students in a thought-provoking conversation with Ekow Nimako and explore the intersection of art, history, and personal expression.

We look forward to welcoming you and your students for an inspiring journey through Ekow Nimako’s art.


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