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August 12, 2020

Carver Museum Launches Digital Programs

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From podcasts to playlists to a virtual book club, the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center offers Carver Museum at Home, a slate of online programs at austintexas.gov/page/carvermuseumathome

Presence Vol. I: In These Times
Inspired by the deep and rich history of the African American and African Diaspora Presence in America, a playlist of rhythm, soul, and beats that transcend across cultures, space, and time. 

Small Black Museum
A podcast releasing the last Wednesday of the month. The first drops April 29 and features Stephanie Lang, Program Administrator for the Center for Community Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin. The second airs May 27, and features husband and wife hip-hop duo Riders Against the Storm. Information at austintexas.gov/page/carvermuseumathome

Black to the Future
A virtual book club via Zoom focusing on works by Black authors on dystopian realities, alternate universes, and sci-fi. Sign-up here. Selections are:

  • “Parable of the Talents” by Octavia E. Butler
    7 p.m. April 28
  • “The City We Became” by N. K. Jemisin
    7 p.m. May 26
  • “The Water Dancer” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    7 p.m. June 23


Digital Kickback
A music series showcasing Black Austin-based DJs, musicians, and audiophiles to help you shake off the work week. The Carver goes live on Instagram with a musician to set the soundtrack for your weekend.
Up next May 1: Stéfon Osaë


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