Women’s Walk Community Day

Women’s Walk Community Day

Saturday, March 7 / Noon - 5 pm / FREE

Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Norton. Enjoy refreshments on Cranesnest Way (the shaded street on the southern edge of the Museum campus), view the Women’s Walk of great women artists through history, access the smartphone tour, and view the five new names recently added to the 50 already featured on the Walk.

Programs at the Museum include a performance by Olujimi Dance Theatre, Las Nubes, spotlight talks, Mini Book + Art, tours, Open Studio, and the talk, “Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman,” by art historian Jeffreen M. Hayes.

Schedule of Events

  • Concert: Las Nubes

    Kick off the day with a live performance by Miami trio, Las Nubes, one of Florida’s most popular emerging bands that will churn out undeniably catchy garage pop hits in English and Spanish. 

    Cranesnest Way.

    12-12:45pm
  • Concert: Tamboka

    Tamboka is a spicy Gypsy Latin band influenced by its members diverse backgrounds. Incorporating styles of Cumbia, Bossa Nova, Flamenco, and Swing, this band keep the roots alive! 

    Cranesnest Way

    2-2:45pm
  • Concert: Bonn E Maiy

    Maiy’s music marries genres and perspectives, and has essences of country, Americana, rock, and even Broadway musicals. Her distinct vocals and other-worldly harmonies provide multiple layers of ear candy. 

    Cranesnest Way

    4-4:45pm
  • Performance: Olujimi Dance Theater Presents OMI

    OMI is an experimental work that –through song, dance, and text – explores the ecological, spiritual, and social relationships of women and their intimate connection to nurturing, to water, and to climate change. 

    Stiller Auditorium.

     

    12:30-1:15pm
  • Lecture: Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman

    Join curator, art historian, and artist advocate Jeffreen M. Hayes as she discusses her acclaimed 2019 exhibition Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman. Savage (1892-1962) overcame poverty, racism, and gender discrimination to become one of America’s most influential 20th-century artists. Her sculptures celebrate African-American culture and her work as an arts educator, activist, and Harlem Renaissance leader was a catalyst for social change. Her work is in the Norton collection. 

    Stiller Auditorium.

    2-3pm

Major funding for this program was provided by the Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund/MLDauray Arts Initiative.