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Folk Arts Meet-up

Archive Tour & Workshop on Basic Archiving Practices

Feb

4

2014

6 pm - 8 pm

Learn how to do basic archiving of your own or your organization’s history with professional Archivist Nancy Johnson and take a tour of BAC’s Folk Arts Archive, an excellent resource for researching the diversity of folk culture in Brooklyn from 1988-present, with BAC Folk Arts Director Kay Turner at our January meet-up. This is an excellent opportunity for artists, curators, historians, journalists, arts programmers and anyone else to learn the art of archiving.

Special features of BAC’s Folk Arts Archive include the Folk Feet Collection, the world’s most complete record of Brooklyn traditional dance from 2003-2013; the 73 disc Black Brooklyn Renaissance Collection; the September 11th Projects collection and more. 

RSVP by Friday, January 31 at noon to Kay Turner at kturner@brooklynartscouncil.org.

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